Polk County

Pvt. Mary E. Dickinson



70 Pct. Of Iowa WACs From Fighting Families

A survey of approximately 70 per cent of the total Iowa WAC enlistment reveals its close integration with the war effort through service of members overseas and in this county, and through other members of their families.


18 Iowa WACs known to be serving overseas follows:

Pvt. Mary E. Dickinson, 2141 ½ High st., “somewhere in England.” Her brother is in the naval reserve and her sister is a WAVE.

Source: Des Moines Register, December 5, 1943