This collection contains letters and written correspondence from Sgt. David Ebner, 2nd Battalion, 111th "Associators" Infantry
Regiment, USA, duirng the Second World War.
David Ebner was born on April 19, 1920, in Passaic, New Jersey. He attended William Paterson University and was drafted into
the army in 1943 before finishing his undergraduate degree. His training began at Camp Croft, South Carolina and was later
stationed at Palau in the Pacific Ocean. After he was honorably discharged in 1945, he attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry
on the G.I. Bill and became an optometrist. He married Charlotte Brown on June 8, 1947, at Temple Emanuel in Paterson, New
Jersey. They lived in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, where their son Stephen, and daughter Carol were born, and in 1955 they moved
to Oakland, New Jersey. David died on June 23, 2012 at the age of 92.
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