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Catalog Number 2006.135.18
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2006.135
Description A letter from the American Red Cross to Mr. Davis dated September 18, 1918.

The letter notes that the American Red Cross of St. Louis had advised the Red Cross headquarters that Mr. Davis had asked for information on William Davis and his wounds. It goes on to state that per fellow soldiers in William's company that he had in fact died of his wounds, and that the War Department had no further information at that time. Mr. Davis is then informed that the Red Cross had sent someone to Paris to look for more information, and that the Red Cross would keep him informed as best as it could. It is signed below, in pen, by the Assistant Director.

An official header runs along the top, the letter itself is typed in black ink.

From the service of pfc. William L. Davis Co. B, 139th Inf., 35th Division, AEF
Date September 18,1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects Letter

Search Terms American Red Cross
Bureau of Communication