Sunday, January 10, 2010

Erwin, Herman F Home from the USArmy

Photo Back:
Herman F. Erwin

"Mother, Father
Hello From France"

According to the post card below he returned home
July 13th , 1919

tucked with it was the fallowing Memorabilia

Card Front
S.S. Louisville
Greetings from the Jewish Welfare Board
to Soldiers and Sailors of the U. S. Army and Navy

red hand writing says:
"This ship is the one, came back on "

Card Back:
Left July 11th 1919 at 3pm
for Grant Ill.
July 13th,'19
Div. PCO

Note: the S.S.Louisville (ID-1644) from 1918 to 1919, was a steamship formerly know as the U.S.S. St. Louis . It was used in WW1 under the name S.S.Louisville as a troupe transport ship.

the following is a souvenir fold out of photos but I had to scan it in sections :

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