Sherman Young, 1945 KIA
KILLED IN ACTION – F. M. Schmidt of Wolbach received word last week that his grandson, Lt. Eugene Schmidt, pilot, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt of Portland, Ore., was killed in action November 2. He previously was reported missing. Lt. Sherman Young, the husband of Mr. Schmidt’s granddaughter, also has been killed in action. Lt. Young, who went overseas a short time ago, was killed in France. He was with the 3rd Division of Patton’s army. Mrs. Young is the former Katherine Rigby. Another grandson of Mr. Schmidt, Cpl. Donald Dobry, was killed in action a year ago.
Greeley Citizen, Greeley, Nebraska, Thursday, March 8, 1945
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