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Catalog Number 2006.135.19
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2006.135
Description A letter from the American Red Cross to Mr. Davis dated April 5, 1918.

The letter notes that the American Red Cross has found the location of William Davis' grave, but cannot give any more details. The location of the grave is listed as American Military Cemetery, Moosch (Alsace) grave 13, cemetery 328. The date of in which William was wounded is listed as August 7, 1918 which differs from the dates given in other correspondences. The letter closes by extending sympathy for the loss of William. It notes that Mr. Davis should be honored by the sacrifice, and hopes that in knowing that William possessed such great courage, faith and loyalty that the grief that Mr. Davis has should be easier to bear. It is signed in pen by the Director of the Red Cross' Department of Communication, A.R. Castle Jr.

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 April 5, 1919
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1919
Subjects Mourning
Search Terms American Red Cross
Bureau of Communication
American Military Cemetary