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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~
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
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Co. D. 141st. 1st Bn.

Description: Photograph of three soldiers from World War II at Camp Bowie in Brownwood, Texas. The soldiers are members of the 141st Infantry Company D. From left to right: Billy Shell, Gil C. Russi, Hollis Wilson.
Date: April 16, 1941
Creator: Skillern's
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
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Two soldiers by jeep 1944

Description: Photograph of Leroy Richter and Leo Highsmith, two soldiers in Italy during World War II. The soldiers are standing by a jeep with the Nazi flag draped over it. Leo Highsmith was wounded at Salerno Beach but returned to the division after recuperation.
Date: January 1944
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library