Richard E. Erban

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Record 265/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Richard E. Erban.
Year Range from 1942
Event World War II
Year range to 1943
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Richard E. Erban. He is wearing a khaki service shirt with tie and garrison cap.
Richard E. Erban was born in Oshkosh, WI on January 15, 1923, the son of Michael L. and Anna Erban. He graduated from Oshkosh High School and worked for Leach Company. He entered military service in February 1942 and was trained as a tanker. He shipped overseas in the summer of 1944 and was assigned to the 350th Infantry Regiment fighting in Italy. He was reported as missing in action on October 25, 1944. He was officially declared dead in October 1945. He was one of seven brothers who served the military during World War II and the second one to die in the service.
Object ID P2005.20.88
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Erban, Richard E.
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army
Tanks (Military science)
European Theater of Operations
Missing in action
Title Richard E. Erban
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