Born February 4, 1922 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Samuel Wayne Rex
(1915-1967) and Elizabeth [Aunt Bess] Smith (1890-1973).
He was killed December 18, 1944 in Saarlautern, Germany during World War
Reminders of the loss of her brother, John Morgan Rex, three years earlier. There aren’t dates, or the names of the newspapers these clippings came from.
Yesterday cousin Yara S. sent me this link to a 1944 News Real. Thank you, Yara! News shorts were projected onto movie theater screens before the main feature in those days. The first item on this clip is American General Irwin presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Sergeant Dale Rex.
Earlier posts about Helen’s brother, John Morgan Rex follow here:
John Morgan Rex Remembered
John Morgan Rex, Brother and Soldier
John Morgan Rex, Broome, Australia, One Day War
History, Descendants, and History of William Rex & Mary Elizabeth Brough of Randolph, Utah, compiled and edited by Ronald Dee Rex, 1999, pgs. 206, 208, 213.