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Jerry T. Dillard Papers

Identifier: M1956

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).


  • 1943-1945


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The collection is open for research.


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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.


1 envelope

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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.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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