Hamilton County

Pvt. Ellis S. Swon




Pvt. Ellis S. Swon, of this city, is now stationed at Camp Carson, Colo., where he is attached to an engineering battalion.  His address: Pvt. Ellis S. Swon, Co. B, 171st Engr. C. Bn., Camp Carson, Colo.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, May 2, 1944

Ellis S. ‘Doc’ Swon was born June 24, 1921 to John Henry (Sr.) and Inez Toler Swon. He died May 5, 2010 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Cpl. Swon served with the 171st Engineers in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theatres with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Sources: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - May 7, 2010 (his obituary)