served with a transportation platoon of the 9th armored engineer battalion in Europe In Dec 1944, Cpl. Schreiber drove a 6-ton truck almost continually for 4 days without sleep evacuating supplies from Mersch, Luxembourg. His truck has seen more than 10,000 miles of usage without mechanical failure. Citation. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Schreiber, 1218 Fairview Ave., credited to be the first Rockford man to cross the Rhine river. Rockford High School grad and former employee of Washburn Co.
Source: Rockford Register Republic 8/8/1945