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May 16, 1949 Chicago A.B. Pennington: We have been advised remains of the late Staff Sergeant Charles A. Pennington in route to the United States as you have previously notified. Because of the manner in which he met his death, it was not possible to identify his remains individually. Burial of his remains and the...
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May 17, 1949 WESTERN UNION TELEGRAM CTA004 Ct.cb17-022 GOVT DL PD=CHICAGO ILL MAY 16, 9:26 P= A.B. PENNINGTON (DELIVER AND REPORT ANY CHARGES)= ROUTE #2 WILLIAMSPORT TENN= WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED REMAINS OF THE LATE S/SGT CHARLES A PENNINGTON= ARE ENROUTE TO THE UNITED STATES. AS YOU HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY NOTIFIED BECAUSE OF THE MANNER...
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16 May, 1944 War Department The Adjutant General’s Office Washington 25, D.C. AG 201 Pennington, Charles A. PC-N NAT095 Mrs. Annie R. Pennington, Route #1 Williamsport, Tennessee. Dear Mrs. Pennington: It is with regret that I am writing to confirm the recent telegram informing you of the death of your son, Staff Sergeant Charles A....
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16 May, 1944 War Department The Adjutant General’s Office Washington 25, D.C. AG 201 Pennington, Charles A. PC-N NAT095 Mrs. Annie R. Pennington, Route #1 Williamsport, Tennessee. Dear Mrs. Pennington: It is with regret that I am writing to confirm the recent telegram informing you of the death of your son, Staff Sergeant Charles A....
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January 22, 1944 Nashville Army Air Center (A.A.F.C.C.) Thompson Lane, Nashville, Tenn. Hello Dad and Mom, I received your letter this morning with the $5.00 in it. I say it came at a good time. I certainly was sorry to hear about Charles Ray. Do all you can for him, Dad. Dad that sure was...
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January 5, 1944 Westover Field Massachusetts Hello Folks, Well, I guess I’ve neglected my writing something awful here lately, haven’t I? Well, I’ll try to catch you up a little. I guess this will be my last or very nearly my last letter to you until I reach my oversea destination. I am all packed,...
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July 12, 1943 Hello Dad, I’ve got that new address at last. I moved yesterday evening. As expected, I came only about six miles. For some reason or another, I don’t think I am going to like it here. Anyway, I don’t have long to wait before starting to school. I start Tuesday. I am...
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July 1943 Hello Dad, Well, I’m back on the bean again. I was paid today, so I am sending you a money order for $20.00. I would send more, but you know how things are. I’m only making $50.00 per month, now. I finished my second week with flying colors. I made 97% on my...
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July 9, 1943 Dear Dad, I guess you will be surprised to hear from me see that I haven’t written in so long. I’ve forgotten when I did write last. I finished this phase of training a week ago tomorrow. Since then, I’ve done nothing except go on the rifle range one day and qualify...
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May 5, 1943 Hello Dad and Mom, How is things going at home? Talk about someone not writing. Don’t ever speak to me for not writing. Here I am working my fool head off and trying to write you at least twice a week as I have not gotten one from you in over a...
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