Frank A. Bartow

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Record 198/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Frank A. Bartow.
Year Range from 1942
Event World War II
Year range to 1943
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Frank A. Bartow. He is wearing his USMC Winter Service Uniform with eagle, globe, and anchor insignia and service hat.
Frank A. Bartow was born January 13, 1924 in Fond du Lac, WI, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale O. Bartow. The family moved to Oshkosh, WI and Frank graduated from Oshkosh High School. He entered the Marine Corps on December 11, 1942. He participated in several actions in the Pacific Theater and was reported killed in action in August 1944. The Battle of Guam was fought by the Marines from July 21 to August 10, 1944 by the 3rd Marine Division. Frank was probably a member of this division and was killed at Guam.
Object ID P2005.20.27
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Bartow, Frank A.
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Marine Corps
Pacific Theater of Operations
Title Frank A. Bartow
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