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Everett Melvin O'Brien collection

 Collection — Box: 98.0011-Box 1
Identifier: 02.98.0011

Content Description

This collection relates to Everett Melvin O'Brien who served as a 1st Lieutenant with the 603rd Quartermaster Graves Registration Company in the European Theater during World War II. The collection contains photographs from O'Brien's service in Graves Registration in the U.S., France, Belgium, and Germany which include killed in action U.S. soldiers and graves. Photographs of the concentration camp at Dachau are also included.


  • 1940-1945


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Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates.

Biographical / Historical

Everett Melvin O'Brien was born on June 10, 1915 in California. He attended the University of California and married Margaret S. O'Brien. He attended Basic Training at Camp Croft, South Carolina for the 32nd Infantry, Company A. O'Brien began his service on July 14, 1941 and worked with grave registration. Following the war, he worked in Counter intelligence. O'Brien passed away August 19, 1990 at the age of 75. He is buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.


1 boxes

Everett Melvin O'Brien collection 02.98.0011
Beatrice Dain
September 25, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository

Tallahassee FL 32306 US