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Date Original

1918 June 2

Description

Letter from Private J. Harrell Burke in France during World War I to his father in Wynne, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jasper Harrell Burke served as a clerk for the Army Mechanical Repair Shops, American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I from January 1918 to June 1919. He enlisted as a private and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant by May 1919.

Physical Description

Letter, 3 pages, 8.5" x 11"

Subjects

World War I; War; Soldiers; Family; Correspondence

Contributor

Harrell Burke

Geographical Area

France

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000074, Box 1, Folder 5, Item 2

Resource Type

Image

Collection

J. Harrell Burke papers, MS.000074

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Harrell Burke to his father, 1918 June 2, J. Harrell Burke papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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