Edward P. Stamborski

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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Edward P. Stamborski.
Year Range from 1942
Event World War II
Year range to 1943
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Private Edward P. Stamborski. He is wearing a Winter Service Uniform with campaign ribbons, 1st division patch, private's chevrons, Military Police brasard, and 1st Division patch.
Edward P. Stamborski was born in Oshkosh, WI on April 16, 1918, the son of Robert and Clare Stamborski. He graduated from Oshkosh High School and worked at Calvary Cemetery. He was inducted into the US Army in January 1942. He was in the Military Police of the 1st Division and was in North Africa, Sicily and France. He was wounded by shrapnel to the left shoulder and left hip in the D-Day invasion June 6, 1944 and received the Purple Heart. He was hospitalized in England and returned to his unit. He was killed in a vehicle accident on September 23, 1944 in Belgium.
Object ID P2005.20.47
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Stamborski, Edward P.
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army
European Theater of Operations
Title Edward P. Stamborski
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