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Catalog Number 2006.135.7
Object Name Card, Mourning
Accession number 2006.135
Description A mourning card for Private William L. Davis.

Written on the recto above center in gold is his name, date of birth, date of death, age at death, along with a brief explanation of how he died and in which division he was a part of. Below the bibliographic information are the words 'In Loving Remembrance' written in black. Further down is a poem written in gold lettering that reads 'He heard humanity's clear call, An new the voice divine; He have his life, he gave his all in deadly battle line. The silent stars in love look down where lies this loyal son; In frost and dew they weave a crown of honor he has won.

Along the left hand side is the image of a soldier holding a rifle standing below an American flag. The upper right side of the card is dominated by an image of the Statue of Liberty. The word liberty is written just above the torch and blue lines emanate out from it. Below the Statue of Liberty are the flags of France and Great Britain in crest form. Near the bottom of the card behind the poem and soldier, a barbwire fence can be seen.
The verso is left blank

From the service of Pfc. William L. Davis Co. B, 139th Inf., 35th Division, AEF
Date n.d.
Subjects Cards
Mourning
Search Terms 35th Infintry Division
35th Division