John C. DePutron [RG1959.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

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

Papers:  1944-1951
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Soldier
Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box

BACKGROUND NOTE

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.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

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.                                                                                                                                                                   

INVENTORY

Box 1
Folder

  1. Military papers, 1945-1946, 1951
  2. Scrap Book, 30th Infantry Division newspaper, Feb. 1945
    Scrap Book, 30th Infantry Division newspaper, June 1945
  3. 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

 

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