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Cliff October 26th, 1943

Letterman Hospital, Presidio, San Francisco

Letterman Hospital, Presidio, San Francisco

“Dear Jean & Jerry,

I’ve been here just a short time and have been rather busy getting somewhat settled and cleaned up again after the train ride. The trip was interesting but it was rather dirty on the train at times.

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Milly September 14th, 1941

Southern Pacific Lines Train Menu

Southern Pacific Lines Train Menu

Mid September 1941, Milly and Susan left Minnesota by train bound for San Francisco in order to catch the Lurline to Honolulu. The two were joined on the journey by Milly’s brother Cliff and her parents Magnus and Nellie.

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Lorne July 19th, 1941

35th US Infantry, Schofield Barracks

35th US Infantry, Schofield Barracks

Lorne arrived in Hawaii the morning of July 16th, 1941. He was stationed at Schofield Barracks and immediately fell into the routine of Military life on Hawaii.

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Lorne Sets Sail On The S.S. Mariposa

The Mariposa

The S.S. Mariposa in San Francisco Harbor

On the night of July 11th, Lorne boarded the S.S. Mariposa and set sail towards Hawaii. The Mariposa was one of four luxury ocean liners in the Matson Lines’ “White Fleet” including the S.S. Lurline, S.S. Malolo and the S.S. Monterey.

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