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Description US Navy Officer's Summer Service Coat: khaki cotton material; no buttons or insignia present; four pockets on front with flaps; loops on shoulders for attachment of officer's shoulder tabs. Marked on inside: "MR. ___/DATE___/NO. 9913-29/L__W__B__/MARSHALL FIELD/COMPANY/THE STORE FOR MEN CHICAGO/ 4715R/7158R/9715-R/PC 481."

Nile W. Roeder was born in Oshkosh, WI on November 11, 1917. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and served on a destroyer doing convoy and antisubmarine duty. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He married Lois R. Mathwig on October 5, 1946. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and worked at the Continental Clothing Company for 43 years. He died in Oshkosh, WI in June 1979.
Year Range from 1942
Event World War II
Year range to 1945
Material Cotton
Object ID 6681-13
Object Name Coat
People Roeder, Nile W.
Used Roeder, Nile W.
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