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This collection contains correspondence and photographs from Sgt. Franklin Ohr, USA during his service in the Second World War.
From Tim Ohr on donor form: "Franklin grew up in Union, New Jersey, and was an Eagle Scout. He had three brothers. One, Milton F. Ohr, served in Europe as an anti-aircraft gunner. They saw each other in Europe, described in letter. Franklin moved to Florida after the war and became a builder. Zella met Franklin at a Fort Knox USO dance while living in Louisville. She was born in Glasgow, KY." Brothers - Norman T. Ohr and Milton F. Ohr Zella Turner Ohr - b. July 20, 1915 - d. June 20, 2005 Married Oct. 28, 1944. From the Louisville Courier-Journal, Oct 1, 1944: "Mrs. Annie Turner, 1514 Olive Street, announces the engagement of her daughter, Miss Zella Turner, to Sgt- Franklin C. Ohr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ohr, Union, N. J. The wedding will take place on October 28 in Douglass Boulevard Christian Church."
.5 Linear feet (16 folders)
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