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Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of.

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Willard and Anna Carr collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.0165
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Samuel Rhea, M.D., Willard Carr, and Anna (Groover) Carr. Dr. Rhea served as a physician with the 377th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion attached to the 4th Infantry Division in the U.S. Army in the European Theater (ETO). Willard Carr served as an officer in the 377th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion and served in the European Theater of Operations. Anna (Groover) Carr served in the Red Cross as Director of the Enlisted Men's Club, Luchbal Barracks in Antwerp, Belgium. This collection contains artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, magazines, and military documents. Artifacts include Nazi memorabilia, uniform service clothing, and...
Dates: Created: 1942-1992; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2002

Marvin McArthur collection

 File — Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box 1 (08.0001-08.0074), Folder: 08.0065- Folder 1
Identifier: 08.0065
Content Description

This collection pertains to Marvin McArthur and his service in the Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre of Operation. The collection contains a copy of a letter written by Marvin to his parents while he was stationed at Mindoro in the Philippines. He speaks of his duties on the island including policing items and digging up soldier's bodies to bring back to the states.

Dates: November 21, 1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2008-07-22