Harland E. Moon

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Record 264/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Harland E. Moon.
Year Range from 1943
Event World War II
Year range to 1943
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Harland E. Moon. He is wearing a khaki service shirt with tie and hat.
Harland E. Moon was born in Oshkosh, WI, the son of Frank and Margaret Moon. He attended vocational school and worked as a truck driver. He entered military service on May 24, 1943 and was trained as a tanker at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He shipped overseas on November 13, 1943. He was slightly wounded in the fighting around Rome, Italy and received the Purple Heart. He was reported as missing in action on August 10, 1944. He returned to Oshkosh after the war and was working for Waite Carpet Company in 1946.
Object ID P2005.20.87
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Moon, Harland E.
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army
Tanks (Military science)
European Theater of Operations
Title Harland E. Moon
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