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Admin/Biog History Kenneth C. Losse was the son of Lillian Losse of Oshkosh, WI. His wife was Viola C. Losse. He was inducted into the US Army in December 1942 and received glider training at Fort Bragg, NC; Camp Mackall, NC; Alliance, NB and Fort Meade, MD. He arrived overseas in May 1944. He was listed as missing in action on September 23, 1944 in Holland. In December 1944 he was listed as a prisoner of war in a German camp.
Classification Archives
Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Dates of Accumulation 1944
Abstract Telegram concerning Private Kenneth C. Losse, Glider Infantry, to his wife, Viola S. Losse, in Oshkosh, WI.

Western Union Telegram
Mrs. Viola S. Losse
14 West Irving St. 1944 Oct. 26

THE SECRETARY OF WAR DESIRES ME TO EXPRESS HIS DEEP REGRET THAT YOUR HUSBAND PRIVATE KENNETH C LOSSE HAS BEEN REPORTED MISSING IN ACTION SINCE TWENTY THREE SEPTEMBER IN HOLLAND IF FURTHER DETAILS OR OTHER INFORMATION ARE RECEIVED YOU WILL BE PROMPTLY NOTIFIED=
J A ULIO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
Event World War II
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID RG71.29.1
Object Name Telegram
People Losse, Kenneth C.
Subjects World War II
United States Army
European Theater of Operations
Gliders
Prisoners of war
Title Telegram
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