The Resource James C. Merritt papers, (manuscript)

James C. Merritt papers, (manuscript)

Label
James C. Merritt papers, 1942-1985
Title
James C. Merritt papers
Inclusive dates
1942-1985
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains 56 color slides of Italy, WWII, training, rock climbing, post war reunion (1942-1945, 1950-1951, 1985); b/w photographs of Kiska, Camp Hale and the Italian Campaign (1943-1945)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
James C. "Jim" Merritt was born in Or. on March 6, 1922 and enlisted in the Army on October 19, 1942 at Portland, Or. At the time of enlistment he was single, and had completed three years of college. Merritt volunteered for the ski troops and joined Company I of the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment at Fort Lewis, Wash. He participated in the invasion of Kiska Island on August 15, 1943 and was later stationed at Camp Hale, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex.; and in Italy. Merritt was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his actions at Torre Iussi on April 15, 1945. He died on May 1, 2008 in Anacortes, Wash.
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DPL
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1922-2008
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Merritt, James C.
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1922-2008
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Merritt, James C.
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  • Merritt, James C
  • United States
  • United States
  • National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc.
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
James C. Merritt papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 photo envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Jim Merritt;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn757844246
  • (OCoLC)757844246
Label
James C. Merritt papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 photo envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Jim Merritt;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn757844246
  • (OCoLC)757844246

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