Ravenna, Nebraska


Tom Erthum was a member of the 350th Infantry 88th Division. He served in the Italian campaign during the war and was an infantry soldier. He was killed April 16th, 1945.

Before the war, he was on the Ravenna High School football team. He then attended Nebraska State Teachers College at Kearney for a year before transferring to the University of Nebraska.

Branch of Service



Private First Class

Military Occupational Specialty


Death Date


Original Source Location

UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Folder 4, Envelope 4

Additional Information

Additional information available in the 1946 Blue and Gold yearbook, viewable at http://library.unk.edu/archives/ . If you'd like to schedule a visit to view these materials in person, or if you'd like to submit additional information, please contact us.

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Photograph of Tom Erthum (high resolution)

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Photograph of Tom Erthum (low resolution)



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