Jerry T. Dillard Papers
Scope and Contents
Includes two photographs of Jerry Dillard (copies), photograph of Lake Garda, Italy (copy) and a letter to Jerry Dillard's sister about Jerry's death (copy).
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Biographical / Historical
Born in Texas. Completed grammar school, was married and working as an unskilled laborer at the time of his enlistment in the Army on June 10, 1943 at Lubbock, Texas. Joined the 10th Mountain Division while it engaged in mountain and winter warfare training at Camp Hale, Colorado. Assigned to the 605th Field Artillery, Battery B. Also trained with the Division at Camp Swift, Texas and served in Italy. Killed in action at Lake Garda, Italy on April 30, 1945.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Kitty Dillard, 2007.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
Linking Entry Complexity Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
- Dillard, Jerry T., 1924-1945 -- Archives.
- Garda, Lake (Italy) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Field Artillery, 605th. Battery B -- Archival resources.
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