Black Hawk County

Winson Wallace



Winson Wallace, daughter of Mrs. S.A. Neilsen of 533 Reed street, has accepted the postion of staff assistant with the American National Red Cross. She will report to national headquarters in Washington, D.C., on May 31, for three weeks of basic training, after which she will be sent overseas for recreational work in an army camp.

Source: The Waterloo Sunday Courier, May 16, 1943 (photo included)

Visits Reinbeck

Reinbeck, Ia. -- Miss Winson Wallace has arrived home from North Africa where she has been doing recreational work with the American Red Cross for a year. She is visiting her grandfather, B.F. Shumway.

Source: The DesMoines Register, June 4, 1944

Red Cross Worker Gets Second Tour of Duty Overseas

Miss Winson Wallace, 26, left today for Washington, D.C., where she will report for reassignment as a recreational worker overseas with the American Red Cross. She returned home last May from a year's active duty in North Africa and was given a leave of absence because of ill health. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S.A. Nielsen, 533 Reed street.

Source: The Courier, Waterloo, IA - January 14, 1945

Waterloo Girl Wed in India to Cpl. Temple

The marriage in Chabua, India, of an American Red Cross worker and a corporal in the army military police was revealed here on Saturday.

Miss Winson Wallace, daughter of Mrs. S. A. Nielsen, 533 Reed street, became the bride of Cpl. Ellery Temple, son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Temple of Williamsport, Pa., on June 8.

Mrs. Temple, now visiting in Waterloo, was recently released by the American Red Cross after 10 months of recreational work in Chabua, and 8 months in North Africa. Prior to her Red Cross work she received her bachelor of arts degree in speech and English at Iowa State Teachers college in Cedar Falls and took graduate work at University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Corporal Temple is now on his way to the States from Chabua after serving three years in the army.

Source: The Courier, Waterloo, IA - December 9, 1945 (photo included)