The Resource John W. Pollock papers, (manuscript)

John W. Pollock papers, (manuscript)

Label
John W. Pollock papers, 1943-1944
Title
John W. Pollock papers
Inclusive dates
1943-1944
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains 2 photograph albums (1943-1944) with images from Camp Hale (Colo.) showing enlisted men, buildings, camp personnel, informal gatherings, the Weasel, Cooper Hill Ski training area, aerial tramway and bridges, pack mules, equipment, mountains
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
John W. Pollock was born in Penn. on March 1, 1919 and enlisted in the Army at Spokane, Wash. on April 3, 1941. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed two years of high school and working as a lumberman. Pollock joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Lewis, Wash. and also served at Camp Hale (Colo.) and Camp Swift (Tex.). He was with Companies A, L and C of the 87th Infantry Regiment; Headquarters and the Service Companies of 86th Infantry Regiment; and Company G of the 85th Infantry Regiment. During combat operations in Italy, Pollock was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions at the Apennines and the Po Valley in April 1945. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Pollock died in Cortland, Ohio on May 23, 2001.
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DPL
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1919-2001
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Pollock, John W.
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  • Pollock, John W
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
John W. Pollock papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
.5 linear ft. (1 box), 2 photo boxes
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown;
System control number
  • ocn435549000
  • (OCoLC)435549000
Label
John W. Pollock papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
.5 linear ft. (1 box), 2 photo boxes
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown;
System control number
  • ocn435549000
  • (OCoLC)435549000

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