On May 18, 1945, the Army Effects Bureau sent a letter to George Edwin Farrar’s mother regarding the disposition of his personal effects. The tone of the letter implied that it was a second request for information as to how to dispose of Farrar’s personal property that was still in the hands of the military. I wonder where these items had been stored since Farrar had been reported missing since September 28, 1944. I don’t have any record of the initial request.
May 18, 1945
Army Service Forces
Kansas City Quartermaster Depot
Army Effects Bureau
601 Hardesty Avenue
Kansas City 1, Missouri
Mrs. Raleigh M. Farrar
79 East Lake Terrace, N. E.
Dear Mrs. Farrar:
Reference is made to letter of the Army Effects Bureau dated April 19, requesting information to enable disposal of property belonging to your son, Staff Sgt. George E. Farrar.
I shall appreciate a reply at your earliest convenience, in order that the property in our custody may be released to the proper person without further delay.
For your use in replying, there is inclosed an addressed envelope which needs no postage.
Yours very truly,
P. L. Koob
2nd Lt. Q.M.C.
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