WORLD WAR II
Cap, garrison

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Description US Navy Officer's garrison Cap: black wool; leather sweatband; stamped inside leather band with anchor center "TOP SIDER/TOPS IN NAVAL CAPS/GEMSCO INC, NEW YORK".

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 Wool/Leather
Object ID 6681-26
Object Name Cap, garrison
People Roeder, Nile W.
Used Roeder, Nile W.
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