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Catalog Number 2005.74.37.129
Object Name Postcard, Inscribed
Accession number 2005.74
Description American Red Cross postcard to notify family of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis of his arrival overseas. The postcard is captioned: "THE SHIP ON WHICH I SAILED HAS ARRIVED SAFELY OVERSEAS." Soldier filled in the blank spaces for Name: "Sgt. S. Mors. Willis" and Organization: "Hdg. Detch. 35th Div." Stamped on reverse for postcard's arrival in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1918 and addressed to: "Mr. W.C. Willis / Friendship / N.Y."

Image is from photo album 2005.74.37.

From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.
Date 1918
People Willis, Sidney Morse
Subjects World War I
Search Terms 35th Division
Red Cross
Headquarters Company
Title Red Cross Postcard from Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis