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title:

Memorial Service for Lieutenant Russell Church

image number:

P0036425

description:

Russell Morse Church (AB 1939) was the first IU Graduate to die in action in World War II. A small ceremony was held at the Memorial Circle Plaque with Church's family present.

This image appears in the February 1942 Indiana Alumni Magazine, page 23.

date taken:

1942 February 3

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 146

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

photographer studio:

Graham, Allen

donor image number:

4509

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Gates

personal name:

Goyert, Chalmers

location of individuals:

(center) Union President Gates, (right) Colonel Chalmers Goyert.

building name:

Indiana Memorial Union (Union Building)

corporate name:

Military Department

corporate name:

Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)

topic:

Memorial rites & ceremonies

topic:

Firsts

topic:

World War II

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Military