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My military time

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1604

Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and poem. Bevan tells about his training as an anti-aircraft gunner and describes his experiences with the 29th Infantry Division in World War II. He landed at the Omaha Beach in Normandy and fought through France. He entered Germany in the Aachen area, fought in the Rhur region, and was with U.S. forces that met Soviet troops on the Elbe River inside Germany. The poem is dedicated to a friend who saved Bevan's life in the war.


  • 1985


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from My military time must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Native of Tooele, Utah, American infantry soldier during World War II, U.S. government employee, and Mormon bishop.


1 item (27 leaves)

Language of Materials



Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of My military time
Morgan Crockett
2010 Aug 20
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States