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Memories of World War II Experiences

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0101

This collection features William A. Romeiser's personal narrative, Memories of World War II Experiences, written about his service in the European theatre during World War II.

Dates

  • undated

Language

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection features William A. Romeiser's personal narrative, Memories of World War II Experiences, written about his service in the European theatre during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

William A. Romeiser was born on October 22, 1921 to Anna and Ernest Romeiser. Romeiser attended Purdue University and was enlisted BTRY A of the 802nd F.A. Battalion of the 4th Armored Division in April of 1943 at the age of 22. He specialized in field artillery and held the rank of corporal. Romeiser served in France in 1944. He was honorably discharged from service as a 1st Lieutenant with the Silver Star – Purple Heart decoration.

After his service, Romeiser went back to school and later worked for the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Laboratory in Dayton, Ohio. In 1951 he married Virginia Congleton, with whom he has four children.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480