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  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Joseph P. Bayerl Second World War correspondence
    source: Kust, Patricia A.
    Creator: Bayerl, Joseph P. , Staff Sergeant
    Identifier/Call Number: 2017.279.w.r
    Physical Description: .025 Linear Feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1943 August 10 - 1944 July 10
    Abstract: This collection consists of correspondence and clippings for SSgt. Joseph P. Bayerl during the Second World War.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: WWII 21
    Container: 12
    Container: 1

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Patricia A. Kust.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], Joseph P. Bayerl Second World War correspondence (2017.279.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Content Description

    This collection contains one letter from Staff Sergeant Joseph P. Bayerl to his family. The letter discusses letter writing and the homefront, including farming, as well as some of the food and beverage received while he was stationed in the South Pacific. He was killed in action in New Guinea in June 10, 1944. The collection also contains newspaper clippings from his obituary and from his funeral. It is unclear to which branch of service SSgt. Bayerl belonged.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945
    World War (1939-1945)
    World War (1939-1945) -- Casualties
    World War (1939-1945) -- Pacific Area
    World War (1939-1945) -- Pacific islands
    Kust, Patricia A.