IWM catalogue record
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Sergeant Charles R. Lahey, a medic of the 303rd Bomb Group, does the laundry. Image stamped on reverse: ‘Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.’ [stamp], ‘Passed for Publication 16 Dec 1942. [stamp] and ‘238761.’ [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: .'KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING. A note which is reminiscent of the last war is struck by Sgt. Charles R. Lahey, of 154 W. Marquette Road, Chicago. He is in the medical corps, which lands him all sorts of jobs. "Love to my parents and to all my friends back home," he send word. "We'll keep 'em flying". O.P.S. Charles bringing a laundry bundle from the officers' quarters. 44a.'
The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...
Military | Corporal | Medical Corps
Charles Lahey (1923–1944) was a Medical Corpsman.