Herbert Dreessen

Serve on the Seas or Overseas

Staff Sergeant Henry Dreessen and Sergeant Herbert A. Dreessen, sons of Mr. and Mrs. William Dreessen, 460 West Grand Avenue, met recently in England, where they are stationed. Henry Dreessen is with a replacement depot and Herbert Dreessen is serving as a bomber mechanic in the Air Corps.

Sergeant Herbert Dreessen entered the service on September 9, 1942 and received his training at Fort Sheridan, IL;  Patterson Field, OH; Stinson Field, TX; Curtis Wright Field, N J; Hamilton Standard, CT; Wright Field, OH; and Robins Field, GA. He left for overseas duty on September 1, 1943.

His brother entered the service on May 1, 1942 and received his training at Camp Grant, IL;  Camp McCoy, WI; Fort Custer, MI; and Camp Sutton and Camp Buttner, NC.  He left the United States on March 18 of this year.

They both attended state teachers college here, prior to entering the Armed Forces.