RHSearl 1941 Portrait

Title

RHSearl 1941 Portrait

Description

Citizen soldier - Private - 56th Signal Battalion - First Corps. Drafted May 1941 to serve one year in the pre-war military service at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. In December 1941, Pearl Harbor, changed this to eventual direct participation in the Initial Assault on the Normandy coast of France with the First US Army on June 6, 1944, Omaha Beach, to the end of hostilities in May of 1945 deep into Europe at Pilsen, Czechoslovakia. A survivor of a total of 335 consecutive days in combat across Europe.

Creator

Robert Howard Searl Sr.

Date

June 1941

Files

RHSFJack42B.jpg

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Citation

Robert Howard Searl Sr. , “RHSearl 1941 Portrait,” Getting the Message Through: The 56th Signal Battalion in WWII, accessed July 3, 2022, https://snapshotswwii.omeka.net/items/show/7.