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Joseph P. Bayerl Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 19, Folder: 11
Identifier: 2017-279-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains one letter from Staff Sergeant Joseph P. Bayerl to his family. The letter discusses letter writing and the homefront, including farming, as well as some of the food and beverage received while he was stationed in the South Pacific. He was killed in action in New Guinea in June 10, 1944. The collection also contains newspaper clippings from his obituary and from his funeral. It is unclear to which branch of service SSgt. Bayerl belonged.


  • 1943 August 10-1944 July 10

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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.


.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)


This collection consists of correspondence and clippings for SSgt. Joseph P. Bayerl during the Second World War.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Patricia A. Kust.
Finding Aid for the Joseph P. Bayerl Second World War correspondence
Andrew Harman
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States