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  • World War II Servicemen's Correspondence Collection, 1941-1945

Letter from Alice Barker, 1942

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Letter from Alice Barker, 1942
12/29/1942
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Barker, Alice
Mrs. Barker responds on behalf of her husband and gives details of his commission, training and location. She also enumerates the years he was at San Diego State and his subsequent graduation from a University of California.
Mrs. Zachariah Allen Barker; Zachariah Allen Barker; Zachariah Barker; Military training; United States Marine Corps Reserve; Quantico; Base Defense School; Marines
119 Caroline Street
Virginia - Fredricksburg
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  • World War II Servicemen's Correspondence Collection, 1941-1945
MS-0369
English
Letter
8.25 inches X 5 inches; 2 pages
No
119 Caroline
Fredericksburg, V[irgini]a.

Dr. Lauren C. Post
Editor Service Men's News Letter
San Diego State College
San Diego, California

Dear Dr. Post,

We have been following your News Letter very closely and have been so interested in it.

I am writing for my husband, Z. Allen Barker who is now a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. He was commissioned in the 12th R.O.C. on Sept. 26, 1942 and finished his training on December 2. He is now in Base Defense School for specialized training here in Quantico.

He was in San Diego State in 1931, '32, '35 and '36 and then went to the University of California when he was graduated in Forestry.

It was very interesting to us to learn the whereabouts of our old friends many of whom[sic] we had had no news since we left State.

Thanks again and
Good luck.
Lt. Z. Allen Barker
119 Caroline
Fredericksburg Va

[return address from envelope]
Lt. Z. Allen Barker, USMCR. [United States Marine Corps Reserve]
Base Defense Section
Marine Corps School B[o]x 62
Quantico, Va

[postmark]
FREDERICKSBURG V[irgini]A.
DEC 29
1942
4 30 PM
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