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Dillon, Albert W. (Second World War papers, photographs, and correspondence)
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This collection contains photographs, papers and correspondence relating to the service of LtCol. Albert Wesley Dillon, USAAF during the Second World War. The papers include military records, promotions and citations, and retirement papers, and more. Also included is some ephemera collected while overseas in Iran and Guam, as well as biographical information provided by the donor.
Lieutenant Colonel Albert "Al" Wesley "Pat" Dillon, United States Army Air Force (12/15/1905 - 05/21/1980) was born in Bison, Oklahoma and was educated in a one-room school before living with another family in Enid, Oklahoma to attend four years of high school from 1918-1922. Dillon then went on to attend Oklahoma A and M, where he began going by "Pat" and participated in the ROTC program, and soon after became a teacher. He later attended the University of Oklahoma and married Anna May McPhail of Walsenburg, Colorado where he taught for a short time. They had four children.
0.15 Linear Feet (4 folders)
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