Oscar Carey Papers
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).
- Carey, Oscar, 1926-1945 (Person)
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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.
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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.
- Carey, Oscar, 1926-1945 -- Archives.
- Clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ski troops. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 86th -- Archival resources.
- Finding Aid for the Papers,1944-1945
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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