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Catalog Number 10461-55
Title Cap, Garrison; Wool, Khaki
Object Name Cap, Garrison
Description Wool Serge, Officer's, Olive Drab Garrison Cap, with leather sweatband, silk lining, black and gold piping.
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1953
Material Wool, leather, silk
Place of Origin USA
Height (in) 5
Length (in) 12
People Kirk, Harold
Other Name Cap, Garrison, Men's, Military
Event World War II
History Harold Kirk graduated from high school in Broken Bow, Nebraska in 1924 and obtained an electrical engineering degree in Ames, Iowa in 1928. While in college, Kirk was in the ROTC. After graduation he worked for Commonwealth Edison. In 1941, he was called for temporary duty and served in the 76th Division Artillery. He was sent to Europe just after the Battle of the Bulge. He continued in the Reserves until his retirement in July, 1960, only a few weeks before his death, August 16. He attained the rank of Colonel in 1952.
Credit line Mrs. Harold Kirk (Gertrude), Tulsa, Oklahoma
Collection Kirk, Mrs. Harold