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Catalog Number 10461-58
Title Cap, Service, US Army, Officer's
Object Name Cap, Service
Description US Army Officer's brown leather billed cap. Olive Drab wool crown. Leather chinstrap, Officer's gilded eagle.
Year Range from 1941
Year Range to 1955
Material wool, leather, copper alloy
Made Dehner's Inc.
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska (Douglas), Omaha
Makers mark Dehner's Inc., 1116 Farnam St., Omaha, Nebr.
Special. Hand Tayloring
Height (in) 5
Diameter (in) 10
People Kirk, Harold
Other Name Cap, Men's, Military
Event World War II
History Col. Harold Kirk, USAR, served in World War II with the 76th division artillery, and later he served in Korea.

Harold Kirk was called for temporary duty in the spring of 1941 and served almost five years. The last year was spent overseas. He served in the Reserves until his retirement in July of 1960. Harold was a 1924 graduate of Broken Bow High School. He studied electrical engineering in Ames Iowa (graduating in 1928) and started his military career with the R.O.T.C. there. After graduation, he joined Commonweath Edison and was employed there until 1960 (except for his years in the service).
Credit line Mrs. Harold Kirk (Gertrude), Tulsa, Oklahoma
Collection Kirk, Mrs. Harold