Photo of Seaman 1st Class Wayne H. Easterling in Navy uniform

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Seaman 1st Class Wayne H. Easterling in Navy uniform

Subject

WWII
World War II
Navy
Decatur, IL.

Description

WWII - Herald and Review Library; Easterling, Wayne, 11/8/1943. Son of Mrs. Robert (Clara) Easterling, Brush College Rd. Article on back of photo: "With the colors: Rowan Survivor Back to Service: Seaman first class Wayne H. Easterling, survivor of the destroyer, U.S.S. Rowan was sunk Sept 11 off the Italian coast, have returned to New York for a new assignment after spending a month visiting his wife in their home at 1982 East North Street, and his parents Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Easterling, rural route 5. Easterling was a fire controlman on the destroyer Rowan which sank and immediately after a torpedo hit. He was in the water three hours before his rescue and suffered a head cut. He was recognized by Decatur relatives and friends in a picture of survivors of the U. S. S. Rowan which appeared in the Decatur Herald. Easterling has been in the navy since the summer of 1942. He received his boot training and specialists training at Great Lakes. His wife is the former Ruth Hughes."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

11/8/1943

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF184

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

6 x 8"

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/25656/archive/files/f2c8116c7095e06e7b43c84c91726ee5.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Seaman 1st Class Wayne H. Easterling in Navy uniform,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed February 21, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/178.