Howard Wickert

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Record 215/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Howard Wickert.
Year Range from 1942
Event World War II
Year range to 1943
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Private Howard Wickert. He is wearing his service uniform and hat.
Howard C. Wickert was born in Oshkosh, WI on June 12, 1919, the son of Harvey L. and Clara M. Wickert. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1935. He worked for his father at Wickert's Food Market. He married June G. Schmeling on August 12, 1941. He enlisted in the Quartermaster Corps in October 1942 and became the head cook at Bay Shore, NY. While going on leave to visit his wife, he hitched a ride on the running board of a car. His hat blew off and he fell when he jumped from the moving car. He fractured his skull and died August 26, 1944.
Object ID P2005.20.42
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Wickert, Howard C.
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
Title Howard Wickert
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