[Letter from Travis to Ms. Ketchum, December 7, 1945] Page: 1 of 2
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ARMY SERVICE FORCES
EIGHTH SERVICE COMMAND
McCLOSKEY GENERAL HOSPITAL
7 December 1945
Miss Ellen Ketchum
U.S. National Bank Building
Dear Miss Ketchum:
Here is the list of six officers that are to be
your guests on the forthcoming Galveston Hospitality
1. Lt. Harvey 1. Pollock, Inf., 0-1288613, 76th Div.,
Texas City, Texas
2. Lt. Robert B. Hummer, Jr., Cav., 0-2009786, 42nd
Cav. Reconnaissance Sqd., Bartlesville, Okla.
3. ^ Capt. Marshall B. Breath, M.C., 0-421968,
4. Lt. Bumman W. St. Clair, A.C., 0-671708,Roanoke, Va.
5. Lt. Durwood N. Dean, A.A.F., 0-887820, Ft. Lauder-
6. Capt. Ben R. Simpson, Inf., 0-392474, 37th Div.,
These names, of course, are subject to a possible
last minute change in case of illness or military necessity.
All these officers are in the vicinity of 25, and all are
convalescent. They are a nice group of boys and I am
sure all of you will have a swell time.
TRAVIS E. ROOFER
Ch., Spec. Serv.
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Rooker, Travis E. [Letter from Travis to Ms. Ketchum, December 7, 1945], letter, December 7, 1945; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth977612/m1/1/?q=%221945~%22: accessed March 30, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rosenberg Library.