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War Dept Pay Record

Description: Soldier's Individual Pay Record booklet belonging to Lois M. Sinclair, Sgt. Lois had served one and a half years as of August 7, 1942.
Date: 1942-08-07~
Creator: War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

French Money 50

Description: French bill worth 50 francs, from 1944. There is an image of the French flag on the back.
Date: 1944~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

French Money 5

Description: The front and back of two bills for five French francs from November 11, 1942.
Date: 1942-11-16~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Noterie Algerienne

Description: French note or ticket from the Banque Chabasseur Oran from 1943.
Date: 1943~
Item Type: Text
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Camp Bowie Recreation Center

Description: Letter about Camp Bowie Recreation Center, military camp during World War II, and a photograph of some new recruits including Lois Maxwell "Buddy" Sinclair, and a photograph of Katie Sinclair, Buddy's wife. The soldiers are members of the 141st Infantry, 36th Infantry Division.
Date: 1941-01-13~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Mrs. L. M. Sinclair

Description: Letter from L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair to his wife, Katie. Buddy was stationed in France at the time of this letter around February, 1945.
Date: 1945-02~
Creator: Sinclair, L. M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Selective Service Card

Description: Selective Service Certificate for Lois Maxwell "Buddy" Sinclair. Sinclair registered for Selective Service on December 13, 1942. Sinclair lived at 1612 South Akard in Dallas, Texas and served in the 36th Infantry Division.
Date: December 13, 1940
Item Type: Text
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

L. M. Sinclair Registration Certificate

Description: Registration Certificate for Lois Maxwell "Buddy" Sinclair. Sinclair registered for Selective Service on October 16, 1942. The reverse of the certificate contains a description of the registrant.
Date: October 16, 1942
Item Type: Text
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Texas 36th Infantry Division Memorial

Description: Photocopy of a photograph and information about a memorial for the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The 36th were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy, on September 9, 1943. Some information about the division's service record and awards and citations is included. Donated on May 30, 1991 by L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair and Katie Sinclair.
Date: 1991~
Item Type: Text
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Texas 36th Infantry Division Memorial

Description: Information about a memorial for the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The 36th were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy, on September 9, 1943. Some information about the division's service record and awards and citations is included. Donated on Sept. 7, 1996 by L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair and Katie Sinclair.
Date: 1996~
Item Type: Text
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Award of Oak Leaf Cluster

Description: Letter from John E. Dahlquist, Major General, U. S. Army, to Lois M. Sinclair notifying Sinclair of the Oak Leaf Cluster award he received for heroic achievement in combat on June 12, 1944 in Italy during World War II.
Date: August 8, 1944
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Katie Sinclair by airplane 1944

Description: Photograph of Katie Sinclair standing next to a P-51 airplane at the North American Aviation Inc. Dept 2 Plant A in 1944.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Katie Sinclair with Flags Italy 1944

Description: Photograph of Katie Sinclair posing with an Italian and Nazi flag during World War II on January 29th, 1944 in Italy. Words are written on the Nazi flag.
Date: January 29, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Katie Sinclair writing on board 1942-1945

Description: Photograph of Katie Sinclair writing on a board at Dept. #2 Club in "A" Plant at North American Aviation Inc. around 1942-1945. Katie married L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair, member of the 36th Infantry Division, who fought in World War II.
Date: 1942~/1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

T Patch Memorial in Dallas

Description: Photograph of a memorial in honor of the Texas 36th Infantry Division who were among the first to invade Hitler's Europe in World War II. The memorial contains a brief summary of the T Patchers actions during the war and a list of some awards and citations the division received. L. M. Buddy and Katie Sinclair dedicated the memorial.
Date: 1991-05-30~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

T Patch Memorial in Dallas

Description: Photograph of a memorial in honor of the Texas 36th Infantry Division who were among the first to invade Hitler's Europe in World War II. The memorial contains a brief summary of the T Patchers actions during the war and a list of some awards and citations the division received. L. M. Buddy and Katie Sinclair dedicated the memorial.
Date: 1991-05-30~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Buddy and Katie Sinclair Dallas, TX, T Patch Memorial

Description: Photograph of L. M. "Buddy" and Katie Sinclair standing beside the memorial that they dedicated in honor of the "Texas" 36th Infantry Division. The soldiers in the division were the first American troops to invade Hitler's Europe at Salerno Beach, Italy on September 9, 1943. The monument also contains a brief summary of the division's actions during World War II and contains a list of the awards and citations the division received.
Date: 1996-09-07~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Katie Sinclair at Salute

Description: Photograph of Katie Freeman Sinclair at salute in Camp Bowie. Unidentified buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1941~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Soldiers at table in Camp Blanding 1942

Description: Photograph of several unidentified soldiers eating and drinking at tables in Camp Blanding, Florida in 1942. The soldiers are members of the 36th Infantry Division.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Leon K Lineman and Buddy Sinclair with cars

Description: Photograph of Leon K. Lineman and L. M. "Buddy" Sinclair in military uniforms posing by cars. Leon K. Lineman was killed in action in World War II. The soldiers served in the 36th Infantry Division.
Date: 1941~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Buddy Sinclair with car 1941

Description: Photograph of Buddy Sinclair posing beside a car in 1941. He served in the 36th Infantry Division during World War II.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library