The Resource A. Gardner Finn papers, (manuscript)

A. Gardner Finn papers, (manuscript)

Label
A. Gardner Finn papers, 1997-2003
Title
A. Gardner Finn papers
Inclusive dates
1997-2003
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains biographical information and genealogy (n.d.); post-war correspondence (1997-2003); 10th Mountain Division related photographs of the Memorial Highway (Calif.), War Memorial (Tenn.), and vehicle license plates (1997, n.d.)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Aloysius Gardner Finn was born in Santa Cruz, Calif. in 1917 and enlisted in the Army in San Francisco in 1941. At the time of enlistment, he was unmarried, had 2 years of college and working as an insurance salesman. Finn received his basic training as a radio operator at Camp Roberts, Calif. He transferred to Ft. Lewis, Wash. in 1941 joining the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment and was later appointed to the grade of Master Sergeant. In 1943, he was appointed warrant officer, then chief warrant officer. He received a battlefield commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in Italy and during combat operations, was awarded the Bronze Star medal. Following the war, Finn served in the Army Reserve and attained the rank of Captain. He died in Sacramento, Calif. in 2006.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1917-2006
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Finn, A. Gardner
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1917-2006
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Finn, A. Gardner
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  • Finn, A. Gardner
  • United States
  • United States
  • National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
A. Gardner Finn papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Collection incorporates former photo collection #2005.037
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
A. Gardner Finn;
System control number
  • ocn277636672
  • (OCoLC)277636672
Label
A. Gardner Finn papers, (manuscript)
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Collection incorporates former photo collection #2005.037
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
A. Gardner Finn;
System control number
  • ocn277636672
  • (OCoLC)277636672

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