Photo of Cpl. bill McClimans, in uniform

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Cpl. bill McClimans, in uniform

Subject

WWII
World War II
Army
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: McClimans, Cpl. Bill, Article on back of photo is his obit: "Cpl. Bill McClimans, son of Mr. and Mrs. U. F. McClimans, 1227 West Decatur street, died in Bremerhaven, Germany, Sept. 22, according to a telegram from the War Department received yesterday by his wife, Florence, and daughter, Judith Ann, 711 East Cantrell street. Corporal McClimans had been in the army three and one-half years and had been overseas with the infantry since last March. He was stationed at Antwerp, belgium, several weeks, but a few days before his death was sent to Bremerhaven. The last letter from the corporal was written on Sept. 21 and received by his parents. Corporal McClimans was born in Decatur Nov. 8, 1919, and was a graduate of Decatur high school. In March, 1943, he was married to Florence Johansen, who with their 17-months-old daughter, live with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Johansen. Prior to entering service he was employed by the Kelly Food Products co. He leaves his parents, wife and daughter."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

10/4/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF510

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

6 x 8"

Files

AF510-WWII_MCCLIMANS, BILL, 10-4-1945.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Cpl. bill McClimans, in uniform,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed February 28, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/742.