The Resource Robert J. Willis papers, (manuscript)

Robert J. Willis papers, (manuscript)

Label
Robert J. Willis papers, ca.1950
Title
Robert J. Willis papers
Inclusive dates
ca.1950
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains 5 pen-and-ink illustrations for chapter pages from the pamphlet: Mountaineers (ca.1950). Titles include: We Were New..; We Reached the Po..; We Crossed the Po..; We Will Remember..; We Succeeded.
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Robert J. Willis was born in 1923 in Utica, N.Y., the son of John D. and Marie Willis. He enlisted in the Army at Utica on January 22, 1943. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried and had attended four years of high school. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Headquarters company of the 86th Infantry, 1st Battalion. He later served in the regimental headquarters and with the division headquarters. During combat operations in Italy, Willis was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions at the Apennines and Po River. He attained the rank of Master Sergeant.
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DPL
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1923-
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Willis, Robert J.
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Loskwood, Theodore
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  • Willis, Robert J
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
Robert J. Willis papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 envelope (5 pen & ink drawings)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Theodore Lockwood;
System control number
  • ocn506029508
  • (OCoLC)506029508
Label
Robert J. Willis papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 envelope (5 pen & ink drawings)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Theodore Lockwood;
System control number
  • ocn506029508
  • (OCoLC)506029508

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