Plymouth County

Pvt. Vernon Wess



NEWS of the Boys in the Service

Pvt. Vernon Wess of Remsen arrived Wednesday afternoon with his honorable discharge, given him after four years and four months in the army, and exactly three years overseas. Vernon won his discharge on the point merit system with 87 points to his credit, principally for overseas service. He enlisted in the army February 3, 1941, and after his preliminary training spent 33 months in the Fiji islands.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, June 12, 1945