Scott County

Francis J. Whipka




Francis J. Whipka, son of Mrs. Henry Becker, 120 West Pleasant street, has returned to Davenport, after receiving a medical discharge from the navy.  Whipka, who was on active duty had been confined to the Norfolks, Va., naval hospital for five weeks because of injuries received.

He had received his training at the Great Lakes naval training station following his enlistment on July 15, 1942.

Source: The Daily Times, (Davenport, Iowa) – Sat. January 30, 1943 (photo included)