Clifford Monday

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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Clifford Monday
Year Range from 1941
Event World War II
Year range to 1941
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Candid outdoor view of Clifford Monday. He is wearing a service uniform and hat.
Clifford Monday was born in Oshkosh, WI circa 1916, the son of Emma Monday. He enlisted in the Army on February 5, 1941 and was stationed in the Philippines. He was captured with the fall of Corregidor in May 1942. His mother did not receive word that he was a POW until February 1943. He was first held at Cabanatuan on Luzon Island along with Robert M. Pribbernow of Oshkosh. A letter received from him in January 1945 indicated that he was in Osaka, Japan, where he had been moved in September 1943. He was liberated at the end of World War II and arrived in San Francisco on September 24, 1945. He was allowed a furlough in Oshkosh in October before returning to a military hospital.
Object ID P2005.20.83
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Monday, Clifford
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army
Prisoners of war
Pacific Theater of Operations
War crimes
Title Clifford Monday
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