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Perrine, Laurence D. (Second World War correspondence scrapbooks)
2020.102.w.r  
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Description
This collection contains two scrapbooks compiled by MSgt. Laurence D. Perrine, USA relating to his service during the Second World War. Included are correspondence, photographs and collected ephemera.
Background
Master Sergeant Laurence D. Perrine, United States Army (10/13/1915 - 4/27/1995) was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Mary D. and Ren B. Perrine, both American citizens. After returning to the US and his father's passing in 1938, he lived with his siblings Eugene, Ruth and Paul, as well as his aunt and uncle Lenora and John Dollins. He attended and worked at Yale University as a graduate student when he registered for the draft in October 1940 and worked as a substitute teacher in Lyndhurst, Ohio when he enlisted on June 23, 1942 at Camp Perry in Lacarne, Ohio. After training and beginning his service with a medical unit, he departed for France as a Psychiatric Assistant with the 103rd Infantry Division on October 6, 1944 and arrived on October 20 at Le Havre.
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
Availability
This collection is open for research.