The Resource William Murry Jr. papers, (manuscript)

William Murry Jr. papers, (manuscript)

Label
William Murry Jr. papers, 1943-1945
Title
William Murry Jr. papers
Inclusive dates
1943-1945
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains a scrapbook with more than 100 b/w photos of Camp Hale and the Italian Campaign, and related ephemera
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
William "Billy" Murry Jr. was born on February 26, 1925 in El Reno, Okla. and enlisted in the Army at Denver, Colo. on April 16, 1943. At the time of enlistment Murry had completed grammar school, was unmarried and employed as a sheet metal worker. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was as a member of Headquarters of the 3rd Battalion, Headquarters Company and Company F of the 86th Infantry Regiment; and Company I and Headquarters Company of the 85th Infantry Regiment. Murray was also stationed at Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. During the Italian Campaign Murry recieved the Silver Star Medal for his actions at Torre Iussi on April 14, 1945 and was wounded in action at Riva del Garda on May 2, 1945. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Murry died on January 30, 2006 in Grand Rapids, Minn.
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DPL
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1920-2006
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Murry, William
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1920-2006
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Murry, William
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  • Murry, William
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Label
William Murry Jr. papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 photo oversize box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
William Murry Jr.;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn747719404
  • (OCoLC)747719404
Label
William Murry Jr. papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
1 photo oversize box
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
William Murry Jr.;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn747719404
  • (OCoLC)747719404

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