DeWitt County Genealogy Trails

World War II
Waynesville Man Missing in Action. Clinton, June 17,--Frederick Price of Waynesville, brother of William Leslie Price, who was killed in action last September, is reported mission in action by the war department, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Price of Waynesville, Tuesday. Frederick was gunner's mate third class and was with a convoy in the Atlantic area. He was born in Waynesville in August, 1924, and has besides his parents the following brothers and sisters: Jack, Jean, Pollyanna and Barbara, at home, and Frances of Bloomington. His last furlough at home was in November, 1942 [Source: Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL), Friday, June 18, 1943, pg. 20]