Raymond Habben maybe moms brother

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-stamps T -with their permission, stated ."that wide well from rationed already a and which 14 Men of Sibley Med. Unit Missing In North Africa America's part in winning the war and particularly the struggle for North Africa has been home forcibly to this area when relatives started receiving telegrams telegrams Saturday that men from this area were missing in action, says the Sibley Gazette Tribune. Eight telegrams were received Saturday and five more on Monday. Eleven of the men were members of the Sibley medical company of the Iowa National Guard at the time it: was mobilized into federal service February 10, 1941. Sis Sibley boys, two Ocheyedan, two Bigelow, Minn., and one from Ashton. Little Rock and Rock Rapids were listed by the war department as "missing in action." in the. North African since the February IT^.period. " Missing in action" may one of several things, captured by the enemy, lost from the company or lost in action. There is hope that those reported as missing may turn up yet. is strengthened by the "United Press dispatch appearing on additional person permits be to may chance. of stamps complete any the new at in the medical men decided to stick with the wounded rather than try to escape. Included in the list are the following men: Capt. Thomas E. Corcoran. son of Dr. and Mrs. L. L. Corcoran Corcoran of Rock Rapids. His wife Florence, lives witli her parents at Rock Rapids. Staff Sgt. Ivan Sanders. 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Sau- ilcrs of Sibley. Sgt. Daryl Betton. 20, son of Mrs. Cora Bettcn of Orange formerly of Sibley. SgtT Merrill De Vrics, 21. son of Henry Do Vries of Ashton. Sgt. Robert Fletcher, 20. son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Fletcher of Oeheyeflan. Sgt. Pan! T. Kallsen. son of Rev. and Mrs. E. A. J. Kallsen of Ocheyedan. Warrcmt Officer Austin Knapp, 2S, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. ICnapp of Sibley. Pvt. Jerry E. Ellerbroek, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ellerbroek of Sibley. Pvt. John Spiegel, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Spiegel Sibler. Pvr. Herbert Paul Echter, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. George P. Echter of Sibley-. I Pvt. William Linclaman, 22, I sorj of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. ·man of Little Rock. Pvt George Habben, son of Heve Habben, formerly of Bigelow, Bigelow, Minn. Pvt. Raymond Habben, son of Heye Habben formerly of Bigelow, Bigelow, Minn. Sergeants Fletcher and Kallseu are the only men on the list were not members of the former Sibley company of the Iowa National National Guard. The telegrams received here were all identical, stating: "The secretary of war desires me to express his deep regret that yonr son (name) medical department, has been reported missing in action in the North African area since February 17. Additional information will be sent you when received." r--26tlJ,^ ; whiclL.-.ist r repr.iuta4- : " - r ·"' ' ' " · "- -'" 25 I The telegrams were signed by the adjutant general. The adjutant general has informed informed 'former senator Clyde L. Herring, whose son was one of the men from other areas in Iowa listed as missing, that most of the men reported missing in action on the Tunisian front not been killed or wounded b -- --' ' -- word from her are prisoners of war. The former Sibley company o h c the National Guard was mobilized icre February 10. 1041. It was tllc

Clipped from The Alton Democrat19 Mar 1943, FriPage 1

The Alton Democrat (Alton, Iowa)19 Mar 1943, FriPage 1
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