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Harry Wayne Nelson
Harry Wayne Nelson
TitleHarry Wayne Nelson
DescriptionPortrait of Harry Wayne Nelson, a Private in the U.S. Army. Nelson was born on April 22, 1911, in Jamestown, Kansas and his family moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1914. He enlisted on November 28, 1942, and was first sent to Africa and then to Sicily. He was killed in action on August 4, 1943, and awarded the Silver Star.
DateCirca 1942
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 3 x 4 1/2 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68) See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p. 45
SubjectWorld War II
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Nelson, Harry Wayne
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10020631
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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