Butler County

 
Pvt. Edna A. Wilson

 

 

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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Among the Iowa WACs serving with their husbands are:

Pvt. Edna A. Wilson, Clarksville, was the first enlistee in the Waterloo recruiting district to sign for the All-Iowa state WAC company.  Her husband, Leland C. Wilson, is in North Africa.

Source: Des Moines Register, December 5, 1943