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Clarence S. Priebe

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Description Gelatin print of Clarence S. Priebe.
Year Range from 1917
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1917
Medium Photographic Paper/Cardstock
Neg # 11746
Notes Bust view image of Clarence S. Priebe. He wears a Model 1917 Tunic with stand-up collar and "WIS" disk and a Model 1912 Garrison Hat with infantry crossed rifles; "2" and "M" (Clarence is not listed in Company M, but in the Supply Company).
Clarence S. Priebe was born in Oshkosh, WI on July 29, 1897, the son of Fred and Ida (Springborn) Priebe. He attended Dale School and graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1915. He worked for Medberry-Findeissen Company as a shipping clerk. He enlisted as a Wagoner in the Supply Company, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard on May 1st, 1917. He was listed as single, brown eyes, darl hair, fair complexion and five feet 11 3/4 inches tall. His unit became the Supply Company, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division. He served in France and was hospitalized in October 1918 where he died of blood poisoning on November 19, 1918. He was originally buried in a cemetery in France, but his body was returned to America and he was buried in Oshkosh at Riverside Cemetery, Lot 8, W 1/2B, H41, in 1921.
Object ID P1935.31.1
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Priebe, Clarence Sidney
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4" x 6"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Soldiers
World War I
Casualties
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
127th United States Infantry
32nd Division
107th Supply Train
Title Clarence S. Priebe
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