Thomas F. Anderson Second World War correspondence
Collection — Box: WWII 102, Folder: 27
This collection contains one typed letter sent by WO (jg) Thomas F. Anderson, USArmy to his sister, Regina Anderson of Brooklyn, New York, during the Second World War. He acknowldeges her letter, in which she enclosed a clipping from a company paper that erroneously described Anderson as a Master Sergeant rather than a Staff Sergeant. He jokingly describes how fellow soldiers have received similar clippings that exaggerate their wartime awards and deeds. He also acknowledges receipt of a box of clothes from their mother. He mentions that he has been living with a French family, and states that he will soon move to a hotel with heat and hot water. He asks his sister to help him acquire Christmas gifts for family members, and promises to reimburse her.
- 1944 October 27
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Biographical / Historical
Warrant Officer Junior Grade Thomas F. Anderson, United States Army served in the G-1 Section of the Sixth Army Group. There are no publicly available records that provide further detail about his life. The donor, who purchased the letter from an unspecified vendor, did not provide additional information either.
.025 Linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence from Thomas F. Anderson to his sister, Regina Anderson, during the Second World War.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of John W. Carson, who purchased the letter from an unspecified vendor
- Finding Aid for the Thomas F. Anderson correspondence
- Wendy Gonaver
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