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Oscar Carey Papers

Identifier: M1936

Scope and Contents

Letter from Chaplain Forest R. Stickler to Guy Carey (father of Oscar Carey) regarding the death in combat of Oscar Carey April 8, 1945, newspaper clippings and Unit photograph (with Carey identified), Company C, Third Infantry Training Regiment, Camp Robinson, Arkansas (1944).


  • 1944-1945


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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Served with the 10th Mountain Division. Transferred from Camp J.T. Robinson, Arkansas to Camp Swift, Texas, on October 29, 1944 and was assigned to the 86th Infantry Regiment, Company A. Served in Italy where he received a Bronze Star Medal for his actions near Pizzo di Camiano in February 1945. Killed in action near Castel d'Aiano on March 30, 1945.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of James Carey, 2007.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Finding Aid for the Papers,1944-1945
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

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

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