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Help ID West Point Cadet WW2 Pre-WW2 ?

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#1 easterneagle87

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 11:39 AM

Recent antique shop find, 

 

Small Nice photo, labeled as a West Point Cadet. 

 

Written on back (from what I can make out): Quinn, Robert

 

BORDER, Fox Stone Store, Fox Company, San Antonio, TX

 

Older black and white phot, I don't know if it is WW2 or earlier. Would appreciate member help ID'ing this cadet.

 

Thanks in advance, Ben 

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 11:40 AM

Shot of the back

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 12:14 PM

Likely Robert J. Quinn Jr.  cullum # 10633-1936.

 

I will look him up when I get home.

 

Rob



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Posted 01 November 2017 - 12:28 PM

Thanks



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Posted 01 November 2017 - 12:35 PM

Col.Robert J Quinn, Jr, Class of 1936, Commanded 15th Cavalry Group in WWII. 1913-1998. Buried at West Point. The Fox Company used this backstamp circa 1932/3-1945. Prior to 1933, also stamped Carl Newton, the owner. After 1945, the logo changed. Nice piece.

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 01:14 PM

From the West Point Register of Graduates:

 

Robert James Quinn Jr. Born South Dakota 20 Mar 1913. Cav-AF: CO 15 Cav gp. T-E 44-45 (2LM, 2BSM) WDGS 45-46 (2CR) Int Div Hq USAF Eur 48-50; Air WC 51 S&F Air C&SS 51-53. ICAF 54 Hq EUCOM (DCCO Turkey) 60-62. Hq RADC 62-66. Ret. 66 Col. DDir. CvlDef 67 (Dir 71-76. 4 Cameron Ln, Savannah Ga 31411.

 

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