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McMurry, Cloyd C. (Second World War correspondence and other materials)
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This collection contains correspondence from Sgt. Cloyd C. McMurry, USMC to his mother and sister from a POW camp in Japan during the Second World War. Also included are photocopies of letters and telegrams relating to his death as a prisoner.
Sergeant Cloyd Carter McMurry, United States Marine Corps (12/21/1916 - 11/24/1944) was born and raised in San Diego, California and entered the service on February 28, 1940 in San Diego. He was deployed overseas to Guam on August 13, 1941 and after engaging the enemy, he was captured by the Japanese less than four months into his tour of duty on December 8, 1941.
0.02 Linear Feet (1 folder)
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