[Letter to Gilbert Family]

Description:

Two photostat copies of a typed letter from William J. Voelker Jr. to Mrs. Max Gilbert, mother of Private Harold Gilbert. The letter describes the attack that killed Harold Gilbert, and discusses the details of Gilbert's burial in Normandy, France on on Dec. 27, 1944.

Creator(s): Voelker, William J., Jr.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: April 30, 1945
Partner(s):
Fort Worth Jewish Archives
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
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Creator (Author):
Voelker, William J., Jr.

First Lieutenant Infantry, Commander

Date(s):
  • Creation: April 30, 1945
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
From 1944 to 1945
Description:

Two photostat copies of a typed letter from William J. Voelker Jr. to Mrs. Max Gilbert, mother of Private Harold Gilbert. The letter describes the attack that killed Harold Gilbert, and discusses the details of Gilbert's burial in Normandy, France on on Dec. 27, 1944.

Note:

Private Gilbert’s body was subsequently exhumed and buried in the Ahavath Sholom Cemetery in Fort Worth.

Physical Description:

2 p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Jewish communities | cemeteries | burials
Partner:
Fort Worth Jewish Archives
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: FWJA-ORG-JWV-GIL-000-004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth117204
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text