Hamilton County


Pfc. Harris A. Hovda



SERVICEMEN WRITE (to Joy Hanson, Editor of the Ellsworth News)

Soldiers’ Addresses

Corp. Clarence R. Kuhl
48th Bomb Group, 55th Bomb Squadron, Key Field, Meridian, Mississippi

Pfc. Harris A. Hovda
Co. B, 770 M. P. Bn., U. S. Army, San Diego, California

Corp. Donald A. Hovda,
56th Bomb Sqdn., 8th Bomb Group, Key Field, Meridian, Mississippi

Pvt. Mervin E. Hanson
Co. B, 757 M. P. Bn., Camp George, West Golden, Colorado

Source: Ellsworth News, February 10, 1943

Amos O. and Martha Thompson Hovda had three sons serving their country in World War II: Harris Alexander, Donald Amos, and James William Hovda.

Harris Alexander Hovda was born Mar. 14, 1915. He died Aug 1, 1950 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Williams, IA.

Sgt. Hovda served with the U.S. Army in World War II with Company C, 739th Military Police Battalion.

Source: ancestry.com