Emmet County

Lt. Jens "Ted" Weiby




Armstrong, Ia.—Mr. and Mrs. Jens Weiby of Armstrong received the first definite information as to the fate of their son, Lt. Jens (“Ted”) Weiby, who was reported missing over Germany on December 13, 1943. The information came from the army effects bureau, Kansas City, Mo., and stated that Lt. Weiby is a prisoner of war in enemy territory, since identification cards, personal papers, and a check have been received from him. Lt. Weiby was a pilot on a B-17 in England and had been on a mission near Cologne when he was reported missing.

Source: Sioux City Journal, January 30, 1945