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Admin/Biog History Karl E. Feirer was the son of Frank K. and Addie Feirer of Oshkosh, WI. He entered military service on February 4, 1943. He went overseas July 1, 1943 and served as a machinegunner in an infantry unit that fought in the pacific Theater during World War II. He was slightly wounded at Bougainville on December 23, 1943.
Classification Archives
Collection World War II Small Collections
Dates of Accumulation 1944
Abstract Telegram from the Adjutant General to Addie Feirer concerning her son Private Karl E. Feirer.

1944 Jan. 1 PM 8
Western Union Telegram to Mrs. Addie Feirer
518 Elmwood Avenue Oshkosh. Wi.

Regret to inform you your son Private Karl E. Feirer was on twenty three December slightly wounded in action in Bougainville period You will be advised as reports of condition are received=
UL 10 the Adjutant General 730PM
Event World War II
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID SC411.11.2.1
Object Name Telegram
People Feirer, Karl E.
Subjects World War II
United States Army
Pacific Theater of Operations
Title Telegram
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