Title: Harry Wayne Nelson

Description: Portrait 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.

Date: Circa 1942

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 3 x 4 1/2 in.

Collection: Gold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68) See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095

Location: SC68, p. 45

Subject: World War II;

Local Subject: Gold Star Mothers of Kansas City; Nelson, Harry Wayne

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10020631

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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