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Catalog Number 2005.35.4a
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2005.35
Description Handwritten letter from William Letts to his cousin Bertha. Dated April 5, 1918. Discusses the creation of the Distinguished Service Medal and service chevrons and wonders if these will also be given to sailors in the Navy. Also discusses receiving a package from home. Three pages.

From the service of William E. Letts, Coxswain U.S. Navy. Letts enlisted April 1, 1916, trained at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois, served aboard the U.S.S. Wyoming, and was honorably discharged on March 25, 1920.
Date April 5, 1918
People Letts, William E. "Billie"
Subjects World War I
Letters (Home)
Military decorations
Search Terms U.S.S. Wyoming