Photo of Fred Leach in uniform

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Fred Leach in uniform

Subject

WWII
World War II
Navy
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Leach, Fred; Article on back of photo; "Fred Leach knows whereof he speaks. He saw those marines fight and die in the hell of Iwo Jima, and he shipped back to the States with those who were sent back for hospitalization. Last Friday he arrived at the home of his parents Attorney and Mrs. Fred Leach, 238 S. Crea street. Leach said that one-fourth of the personnel of his squadron will from the starter for building a new squadron. He and the other squadron members will report to Seattle, Wash.. Leach was graduated from Decatur high school and attended Millikin. He entered service Feb. 10, 1943, and went overseas Oct. 16, 1944. His Pacific engagements included convoys to Leyte, Rabaul, Lingayen Gulf."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

4/9/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information."

Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF467

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4 x 6"

Files

AF467-WWII_LEACH, FRED, 4-9-1945.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Fred Leach in uniform,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed May 30, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/646.