Lieutenant West looked east to the town of Penarth for a bride:
Thursday October 12th, 1944
WEST – KIDNEY
The wedding took place by special licence at Cardiff yesterday of Lieutenant Floyd West, US Army, only son of Mrs Fedelia West, Virginia, USA, and Miss Patricia Kidney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kidney, 29, West Terrace. Penarth...The best man was Captain Keresky.
As of April 1st, 1944, according to US Army’s records these two officers were working at G-40 in the Quartermaster Section:
Captain Everette T. Goretzke, was the Subsistence Officer and Second Lieutenant Floyd A. West, was the Assistant Subsistence Officer.
So has Goretzke become Keresky? Or Keresky Goretzke?
Thursday May 9th, 1946
LEFT PENARTH FOR USA
Another well known Penarth lady, Mrs Mary West, formerly Miss Kidney, of 29, West Terrace, has left Penarth to make her home in America. She sailed in the Saturalia on Good Friday and arrived in New York on Saturday, where she was met by her husband. Her new home will be in Virginia.
Mrs West was married a year last October, her husband being Lieutenant Floyd West, of the US Army.