Pocahontas County

Priv. Virgil H. Ryen



Our Neighbors in the Services

Rolfe, Iowa – Mr. and Mrs. George Ryen of Rolfe recently received word that their son, Private Virgil H. Ryen, is missing in action in North Africa since February 15. Private Ryen, 24, was sent to Fort Knox, Kentucky, in May, 1942 and to Northern Ireland in September. He then went to North Africa. The last letter received from him by his parents was dated February 12.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, April 4, 1943 (photo included)