Woodbury   County

Pvt. George F. VanHouten



Eight Iowans on List of Prisoners Held by Japanese

Washington D.C.—(AP)— Eight Iowans were included Thursday on a war department list of 789 U. S. soldiers who are held prisoners of war by Japan. 

The prisoners and their next of kin: 

Cpl. James J. Attey, jr., parents Mr. and Mrs. James J. Attey, Boone. 

Pvt. Donald L. Evans, mother, Mrs. Maurine Evans, Marion.

Capt. Milton R. Morgan, father, O. L. Morgan, Logan. 

Pvt. Lester Peterson, mother, Mrs. Mary Peterson, Modale.

Pfc. Frederick R. Podeyn, father, Fred Podeyn, Fort Madison.

Staff Sgt. Donald C. Regan, mother, Mrs. Genevieve Regan, Iowa City.

Pvt. George F. Van Houten, mother, Mrs. Cora Lambert, Sioux City. 

Pvt. Oliver K. Wetzel, father, George Lewis Wetzel, Spencer.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, July 1, 1943