Photo of Coxswain Earl W. Eschbaugh with brother Sgt. Harold W. Harris

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Coxswain Earl W. Eschbaugh with brother Sgt. Harold W. Harris

Subject

WWII
World War II
Navy
Army
Decatur, IL.

Description

WWII - Herald and Review Library; Eschbaugh, Earl W., 9/29/1944, Harold W. Harris. Article on back of photo: "Earl W. Eschbaugh, 21, coxswain in the navy, and his brother, Sgt. Harold W. Harris, 31, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Eschbaugh, 999 West Tuttle St., were home on leave at the same time, after being separated for more than two years. neither knew the other was coming home. Sgt. Harris, who entered service in June, 1941, is stationed with the army combat engineers at Camp Bowie , Texas, awaiting overseas assignment. He attended Roosevelt junior high school and before entering service was employed by the Taylor Dairy. His brother, Earl, has served in the Pacific and European theaters of war. Prior to entering service he was employed by the A. E. Staley Mfg. Co. His wife, Virginia, and their 19-months old son, Kenneth, live at 1012 West Wood street. A third brother, William G. Eschbaugh, is serving aboard a destroyer in the Pacific area."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

9/29/1944.

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF200

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8.25 x 6"

Files

AF200_WWII_ESCHBAUGH, EARL W & HARRIS, HAROLD W, 9-29-1944.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Coxswain Earl W. Eschbaugh with brother Sgt. Harold W. Harris,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 25, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/194.