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Charles A. Flament (1912-1944) photograph

 Item
Identifier: 2015-66-0

Content Description

Flament, Charles A. (2015-66-0) A small 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" Black and white photograph of Charles A. Flament in military uniform.

Dates

  • 1944

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Extent

1.00 items

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Virgina Hall Wilcox

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Purple Heart medal, with box

Purple Heart medal, with box, (2015-66-1 a-e) Purple heart medal awarded to Charles A. Flament, PFC in the 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion, who was killed while on guard duty the Battle of the Bulge. He is burried at the Saint Anthony cemetery in Litchfield, Connecticut. It is possible that Flament was the first casualty from Litchfield in WWII. A - Medal, with ribbon pin. Marked "For Military Merit/Charles A. Flament" on reverse; portrait of George Washington in gold on obverse. B - Ribbon bar C - Case for medal, leather with faux velvet interior D-E - Two purple ribbon pieces with white borders

Related Materials

Flament, Charles A. (2015-66-0) Photograph and certificate for recognition of service in the Armed Forces, signed by Preseidnt L.B. Johnson.

Condition Description

Edges extremely worn and a partial tear in upper right corner. Item is stable in an acid-free folder.
Title
Charles A. Flament (1912-1944) photograph
Status
Completed
Author
Marcia J. Furman
Date
8/07/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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