Pottawattamie County

Sgt. Lorraine M. Parrish




Lorraine Parrish on Post Paper

Pvt. Lorraine M. Parrish, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Parrish, 3025 West Broadway, has been named to the advertising and editorial staff of The Flying Bull, marine cops newspaper published for the men and women of that organization at Santa Ana, Calif.

Pvt. Parrish, former secretary in The Nonpareil business office, joined the marines corps several months ago.

Source: Council Bluffs Nonpareil, April 4, 1944

Cpl. Lorraine Parrish, of the marine corps air station at El Horo, Calif., is spending several days here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Parrish.

Cpl. Parrish, who has been in the service nine months, took her "boot" training at Camp Lejeune, N.C. and prior to entering the service she was employed in the business offices of the Nonpareil.

Source: Council Bluffs Nonpareil, October 8, 1944 (photo included)

Lorraine Parrish Is Made Sergeant

Lorraine Mildred Parrish has been promoted to sergeant in the marine corps according to word received by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Parrish, 3025 West Broadway. In the service 20 months, she is now stationed in the Hawaiian Islands.

Sgt. Parrish, before entering the marine corps, was employed at The Nonpareil.

Source: Council Bluffs Nonpareil, September 16, 1945