Elton Warren Timmerman

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Record 362/959
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Collection Gold Star Mothers
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Description Gelatin print of Elton Warren Timmerman.
Year Range from 1944
Event World War II
Year range to 1944
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view image of Private Elton Warren Timmerman, United States Marine Corps. Elton is wearing the Dress Blue Uniform and hat and wears two marksmanship badges on his left breast.
Elton Warren Timmerman and his twin brother Everett were born October 22, 1922 in Nekimi, WI. He attended Lincoln School in Oshkosh as a boy. He joined the Marine Corps on June 6, 1944 and did his basic training in San Diego, CA. He shipped out to the Pacific Theater in November 1944. He was killed in action on the island of Iwo Jima on March 7, 1945 while serving in the 4th Marine Division. His body was returned to the United States on the transport ship "Walter W. Schwenk" at Oakland, CA in April 1948. His body was reinterred in Oshkosh.
Object ID P2003.51.1
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Timmerman, Elton Warren
Print size 3" x 4"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Marine Corps
Pacific Theater of Operations
Title Elton Warren Timmerman
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