Category Archives: Tyrrell

David Nelings Autograph book, part 2

David’s family was large, so here are more entries from his family: David “Dick” Tyrrell’s mother wrote a sentiment most mothers would have written. I wonder if this is a general statement or if she was reminding Dick of his … Continue reading

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David “Dickie” Nelings Autograph Book

One of the items gifted by my cousin was David “Dickie” Nelings’ autograph book. Autograph books were used to collect signatures, well-wishes, and addresses of school friends and teachers (http://www.ohiohistoryhost.org/ohiomemory/archives/2546). Usually, autograph books were kept by young women, in this … Continue reading

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Tyrrell Family Reunion

I spent the past 10 days at a family reunion in Montana. This was the first reunion that the “younger” generation has planned and executed and I am exhausted. It felt like I spent the entire 4 days of the … Continue reading

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Frank Delos Tyrrell. Pilsen Czechoslovakia. 3 Sept 45

Pilsen Czechoslovakia Mon 3 Sept 45 Dear Sis Geo and kids: It seems as though I have a hell of a time settling down long enough to write a letter but I make a stab at it whenever possible. Since … Continue reading

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Frank Delos Tyrrell. Somewhere in Germany. 13 April 45

Somewhere in Germany 13 April 45 Dear Sis and Family: Just a note to let you know I am O.K. I don’t have much time to write to anyone now days for when we are pushing we go night and … Continue reading

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Frank Delos Tyrrell. Somewhere in Luxembourg. 1 Nov 44

Somewhere in Luxembourg  1 Nov 44 Dear Sis, Geo and Kids: I have a Nazi flag all packed ready for mailing if I ever get the chance. It is rather large but only made out of cotton. I have been … Continue reading

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Frank Delos Tyrrell Oct 6 1944. Somewhere in Europe

Somewhere???? 6 Oct 44 Dear Sis: I received your package to-day. It has been so long since I have had a good cigar that I smoked Tommy’s first so I would enjoy it more. Midge keeps me pretty well posted … Continue reading

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