Woodbury County

Melvin E. Tadlock




Lawrence P. Heck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Heck, 2601 W. 19th street; Neil R. Grimsley, son of Mr. and Mrs. S.C. Grimsley, 113 Bluff Street; Melvin E. Tadlock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emory B. Tadlock, 2516 Ridge Avenue; Gene C. Maun, son of Teresa V. Maun, and Grange W. Huff, son of Mrs. E.P. Kilker, 1612 Main Street, have been graduated from the Navy service school at Great Lakes, Illinois and are in line for promotion as third class petty officers. Heck specialized in aviation ordnance, Grimsley and Maun in radio, Tadlock in signal corps work, and Huff completed the course for torpedo men.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 9, 1943


Seaman Second Class Melvin E. Tadlock, a son of Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Tadlock, 3021 Washington Avenue, has completed his course as a signalman at Great Lakes. He returned home recently with orders to transfer to Norfolk, Va. He is spending his leave with his wife and parents.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, (issue date between 20 Jan 1944--16 Apr 1944)