Source: Tipton Tribune, Tipton, Indiana, April 30, 1945, page 6.
Floyd (Wimp) Lambertson, S 1 c, is on Okinawa, according to word received by his wife, Mrs. Nellie Lambertson of South West street. Seaman Lambertson has been overseas since August 1944, and took part in the invasion of Iwo Jima. He was on the first LST boat to land on Iwo Jima and the American flag that was raised on Mt. Suribachi was taken from his boat.
Mrs. Lambertson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayman Barr, 208 South West street.