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Military records

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 388 Collections and/or Records:

William Graydon Watrous family papers

Identifier: MSS 9381
Scope and Contents

Contains letters sent by WWII naval officer William Graydon Watrous to his family, while serving in the war in India and other locations. Also includes a photocopy of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings kept by his mother, Adeline Ruland Watrous, during the war. Also includes military documention and research collected by his son, Steven B. Watrous, and by William Graydon Watrous on William's service. Materials dated 1940 to 2007.

Dates: 1940-2007

Wayne G. Jackson papers, approximately 1947-1983

 File — Box 6: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8 [Barcode: 31197231005445], Folder: 35
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 File 174
Scope and Contents note Materials contain a detailed memoir of Wayne G. Jackson., Memoir relates some childhood experiences in Cedar City, Utah; his pre-war military service and initial flight training; descriptions of his adventurous flight to England, including maps; details of his 31 bombing missions including locations, duration of time, and the dangers he encountered. Includes maps of airfields in England, photographs over target, photographs of B-24's, and Jackson's crew. Also includes descriptions of the...
Dates: approximately 1947-1983

Wayne J. Roos papers, 1941-1946

 File — Box 4: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8 [Barcode: 31197231005429], Folder: 28
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 94
Scope and Contents

Materials contain papers of Wayne J. Roos regarding his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II assigned to the U.S.S. Tennessee (BB 43) as a Gunner's Mate. Contains a brief summary of Roos's war experiences including life aboard ship, storms and harsh weather of the Pacific. Includes photocopied photographs of Roos, a shipmate, and a military document. Dated 1941-1946.

Dates: 1941-1946

Newel Kimball Whitney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 76
Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence, financial and legal documents, church records, military records, manuscript revelations, poetry, journals, and other material by Whitney and his family. The records document the ecclesiastical functions, political activities, and finances of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when it was headquartered in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, and Utah. The bulk of the material is from the Illinois Era (1839-1846), with papers relating to the steamship...
Dates: 1817-1910; 1957

Wilford Fischer papers, 1943-2001

 File — Box 22: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 10; Series 12; Series 16; Series 14; Series 15; Series 18; Series 8 [Barcode: 31197231005163], Folder: 29
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 3 File 579
Scope and Contents Materials contain papers relating to Wilford Fischer and his service in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II as a naval gunfire observer (JASCO) in the Pacific Theater. Contains a handwritten personal history by Fischer that describes his war experiences and his involvement in the battle of Saipan and Tinian. Contains photocopied military certificates (1943-1948), maps, copied segments of articles about battles in the Pacific, copied photographs of scenes in Saipan and Tinian (1944), a...
Dates: 1943-2001

Wilfrid C. Bailey memoir, 1985

 File — Box 1: Series 6; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197227341762], Folder: 18-19
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 File 13
Scope and Contents note Materials contain a 150 page memoir written by Wilfrid C. Bailey written in 1985 about his experiences as a medical techinician in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1936-1945. Details his experiences from pre-war Citizens Military Training Camps to formal military training at Camp Grant, Illinois; Ft. Knox, Kentucky; and Camp Bouse, Arizona. Also discusses Bailey's involvement in operations in northern France, the Ardennes, the Rhineland and central Europe. Includes description of the...
Dates: 1985

William Rex papers, approximately 1864-2004

 File — Box 123: Series 2; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 9; Series 10; Series 12; Series 14; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232593993], Folder: 23
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 2
Scope and Contents

File contains photographs of William Rex's gravestone, William Rex and his family. The file also contains a photocopy of his military discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War. The file also contains family histories and Latter-day Saint ordinance records. Dated approximately 1864-2004.

Dates: approximately 1864-2004

World War II memories of Wendell Van Twelves

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7606
Scope and Contents Contains a bound book which is made up of an oral history interview with Wendell Van Twelves. There is also a series of correspondence between Wendell and Henry Sakaida, a couple of newspaper articles regarding Van Twelves's service in the military, and the accident and flying regulation violation record from his time in the military. All records except for the oral history interview are photocopies. Also contains a shorter version of this bound book with higher quality color photocopies of...
Dates: after 1991