Guide to the E.R. Chumley World War II Diary

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Title: E.R. Chumley World War II Diary
Creator: Chumley, E.R.
Identifier/Call Number: SC.ECH
Physical Description: 0.06 linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1943-1945
Abstract: E.R. Chumley was in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was aboard the USS Palawan. The diary documents Chumley's locations and activities with chronological entries beginning when he was sworn into the Navy on December 3, 1943 and continuing until September 16, 1945. Near the end of the chronological entries there is a notation in different handwriting which states that Chumley died in Danville, Kentucky on May 23, 1959. Towards the middle of the diary Chumley recorded a military joke, and in the back he recorded some names and locations of people.
Language of Material: English

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This collection was purchased with funds generously donated by Gus and Erika Manders, 2015.

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