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Army Air Forces Honorable Discharge and Enlisted Record of Robert L. Stone

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09620.056.01 Author/Creator: Army Air Forces Place Written: Childress, Texas Type: Printed document signed Date: 22 October 1943 Pagination: 1 p. ; 27.5 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Copy of Robert Stone's Honorable Discharge from the army after his graduation from Childress Army Air Field in Childress, Texas. It is signed by H.A. Holmstrom, Lt. Col. Air Corps, Executive.

Background Information: Robert "Bob" Stone was a Bombardier in World War II and served in the Pacific Front. These letters, were compiled by Bob's wife, Sheila M. Stone, and Ali Adair into ...a book named Letters in a Box. This book details Bob's service to his country, and his life after the war. Bob's letters were donated to the collection by his wife, Sheila M. Stone, in 2017. It contains a variety of letters, postcards, patches, pins, photographs, and scrapbooks that relate to Bob's training and combat missions. See More

Full Transcript: [Draft Created by Crowdsourcing]
Army of the United States

Honorable Discharge

This is to certify that
ROBERT L. STONE, 12120188
Aviation Cadet, Air Corps
Army of the United States

is hereby ...Honorably Discharged from the military service of the United States of America.

This certificate is awarded as a testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service to his country.

Given at CHILDRESS ARMY AIR FIELD, Childress, Texas.

Date 22 October 1943.

H. A. Holmstrom
H. A. HOLMSTROM, Lt Col, Air Corps, Executive.
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People: Stone, Robert L., 1921-2009

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: World War IISoldier's LetterMilitary CampMilitary ServiceAir ForceAviationMilitary EducationTexasTranscript AvailableCrowdsourced Transcript AvailableTranscript Project: Robert L. Stone's World War II letters

Sub Era: World War II

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