Charles Snelling updated will days before killing wife, himself
Loren entered the US Navy on May 26, 1943 and was honorably discharged February 17, 1946 at Ft Snelling, St. Paul, MN. He served on bases at Farragut, Idaho, Michigan City, IN, Oklahoma A & M at Stillwater, Ward Island, Corpus Christi, TX, Naval Air Base, San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Norfolk, VA, Chicago, IL and one year aboard the U.S.S. Makassar Strait CVE-91.
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Letter from Charles Goddard, at Fort Snelling, to his mother telling about when he will receive his discharge, a recent letter from Matthew Marvin, and good wages for lumbermen
Partial transcription of the letter:
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