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Robert S. Easterbrook Second World War correspondence

 Collection — document-box: Signature Letters
Identifier: 2016-129-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains correspondence and other materials from SSgt. Robert S. Easterbrook, USA, to his family during the Second World War. SSgt. Easterbrook served in the 98th Evacuation Hospital and was the assistant to the army physician who attended to Hideki Tojo, ex-premier of Japan, after Tojo tried to commit suicide.

Inventory: 5 correspondence (original), 1 correspondence (photocopy), 1 photograph, 2 hospital records (original), 2 newspaper clippings, 4 issues of periodicals.

Dates

  • 1945 September 12-1946 November 26

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Biographical / Historical

Staff Sergeant Robert Stroh Easterbrook, United States Army (11/20/1921 - 5/1/1986) was born in Saybrook, Iowa and lived in Davenport when he was enlisted on June 17, 1944. He departed the U.S. on June 1, 1945 and served with the 98th Evacuation Hospital during the Second World War. SSgt. Davenport returned to the U.S. on May 10, 1946 and was discharged six days later. He passed away in 1986 at the age of 64.

Extent

.3 Linear feet (4 folders)

Overview

This collection contains correspondence and other materials from SSgt. Robert S. Easterbrook, USA, to his family during the Second World War.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

signature letter from Andrew Carroll
Title
Finding Aid for Robert S. Easterbrook Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
John Encarnacion
Date
8/2/2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States