Black Hawk County

Victoria Lindberg

1945 Photo


Miss Victoria Lindberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Lindberg, 114 East Parker street, will leave Sunday for Hunter college, New York City, for indoctrination training with the WAVES. Miss Lindberg, who was employed in the office of Dr. W.M. Harned, enlisted April 17 in Des Moines.

Source: The Courier, May 14, 1943 (photo included)

"BIG BLOWOUT" ON WAVES ANNIVERSARY -- Three Iowa girls at the U.S. naval air station in Ottumwa held a party of their own on the first birthday of the WAVES, organized nationally July 30, 1942. Blowing out the candle, left to right, Victoria Lindberg, Waterloo; Helen Stensrud, Lake Mills, and Delores Busse, Britt.

Source: The Globe-Gazette, July 30, 1943 (photo included)

Iowa WAVES Sparkle At Ottumwa Air Base

Victoria Lindberg of Waterloo (center), a dental technician, assists Dr. H.A. Morris of Charles City as he checks the teeth of Daniel Waldoch, an aviation cadet from Forrest Lake, Minn. The other WAVE is Ethel Machette of Massachusetts.

Source: The Des Moines Register, August 15, 1943 (photo included)

Miss Victoria Lindberg, pharmacist's mate, second class of the WAVES, will become the bride of Lt (j.g.) W.J. MacGowan, son of Mrs. John Minchal of Albany, New York, it was announced today by the bride-elects's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Axel Lindberg, 114 East Parkers street.

Miss Lindberg, prior to entering the service in March 1943, was employed in the office of Dr. W. M. Harned. She is now stationed in Hawaii.

Lieutenant MacGowan is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, and is receiving training in Washington, D.C.

No date has been set for the wedding.

Source: The Courier, May 27, 1945 (photo included)