WORLD WAR II
Two English Girls

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Collection Hansen Family
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Description Gelatin negative of Two English Girls. Copy print on file.
Year Range from 1943
Event World War II
Film Size 2 1/4" x 3 1/2"
Year range to 1944
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 22761
Notes Image of Two English Girls. Taken by Orville Hansen during World War II.
Orville Elwyn Hansen was born July 18, 1915 near Eldorado, WI, the son of Margaret May Griffiths Hansen and Pearl Steven Hansen. He attended Slough Bridge School, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Before World War II, he worked at Waite Carpet Company, Paine Lumber Company and Wisconsin Axle Division. He entered the U. S. Army on February 24, 1942. He was a corporal in the Army Air Force. His specialty was fire fighter in England, Ireland, Wales and Norway. His decorations include the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, and 7 overseas service bars. He served 3 years, 6 months and 17days and was honorably discharged on December 19, 1945. After returning home, he worked construction until his retirement. His hobbies were hunting, fishing and observing wildlife. He died May 11, 1984 and is buried in Zoar Cemetery, Rosendale, WI.
Object ID P2002.110.37
Object Name Negative
People Hansen, Orville Elwyn
Place England
Print size 2 1/4" x 3 1/4"
Subjects Group Photographs
Female
World War II
Title Two English Girls
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