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Admin/Biog History Harvey E. Felker was born October 20, 1917 in Oshkosh, WI, the son of Henry and Catherine Felker. His father passed away in 1941. He was working as an upholsterer at the Buckstaff Company when he was drafted in January 1942. He trained at Camp Sheridan, IL and was assigned to Camp McCoy, WI. He later transferred to Camp Bragg, NC and Washington, DC. While on guard duty in June 1943, he was shot and killed under unknown circumstances.
Classification Archives
Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Dates of Accumulation 1943
Abstract Telegram concerning Harvey E. Felker, to his parents, Henry and Catherine Felker of Oshkosh.

Western Union Telegram
Mrs. Katherine Felker May 31
113 Fifth Ave.
PRIVATE HARVEY E FELKER DIED AT THIS STATION MAY 31st 1943 OF GUN SHOT WOUND FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE SENT BY WALTER REED GENERAL HOSPITAL AND BY SOLDIERS BATTERY COMMANDER
CHAMBERLIAN COMMANDING 71ST. CA(AA)
Event World War II
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID RG71.14.1
Object Name Telegram
People Felker, Harvey E.
Subjects World War II
United States Army
Title Telegram
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