October 29, 2022

John C. DePutron [RG1959.AM]


RG1959.AM:  John C. DePutron, 1919-1995

Papers:  1944-1951

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Soldier

Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box


Born July 21, 1919 in Lincoln, Nebraska, John C. DePutron was the son of Daniel and Helen (Barstow) DePutron.  He was a graduate of the University of Nebraska and was working at the Eastman Kodak store when he registered for military service on October 16, 1940.  He served with the 120th Infantry Division.  After the war he returned to Lincoln and married Mary Ralston.  DePutron worked as a photographer and was the photography manager at Miller and Paine department store.  John C. Deputron died on May 12, 1995 and is buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Nebraska.


The collection consists of one box containing papers relating to John C. DePutron’s military service during World War II.  Included are military papers, manuals and newspapers.  The collection dates from 1944-1951.

Note:  See the photo component [RG1959.PH] for related images.                                                                                                                                                                   


Box 1


    1. Military papers, 1945-1946, 1951

    1. Scrap Book, 30th Infantry Division newspaper, Feb. 1945

      Scrap Book, 30th Infantry Division newspaper, June 1945

    1. Map Reading for the Soldier: The Infantry Journal, 1944

      Service Record, War Department Technical Manual TM 12-230, 1944


Subject headings:

DePutron, John C., 1919-1995

Military service

Soldiers — Nebraska

World War, 1939-1945


TMM     11-10-2018

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