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This collection contains three letters from and one photograph of Cpl. James H. Churda, USAAF to his niece Mary Lou Pavlik during the Second World War.
Corporal James H. "Jimmie" Churda, United States Army Air Force (1/26/1901 - 8/23/1981) was born in Ames, Nebraska to Charles and Mary Churda and had one sister, Helen. Helen had two daughters named Mary Lou (b. 1937 or 1938) and Joan to whom "Uncle Jimmie" wrote during the Second World War. According to the donor, James served during the First World War. He was not old enough so his mother signed for him when he enlisted on June 10, 1918 and served with the American Expeditionary Forces in France for nine months, serving with Battery E 67th Artillery C.A.C.; discharged March 20, 1919 at Camp Dodge, Iowa.
0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)
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