Audubon County

 
Pvt. Helen Farstrup

 

 

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.

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FORMER TEACHERS.
Three enlistees of June, all former school teachers, were on foreign duty by the close of the summer.  They were Pvt. Iva Boda, of Sheldahl, now in England, and Pvt. Margaret Casey, of Lawler and Pvt. Helen Farstrup of Exira, both in North Africa.

Source: Des Moines Register, December 5, 1943