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Six images of Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor's Soldier's Individual Pay Record. This ledger listed payments made to Sgt. Bavor, the amount, and the issuing officer. This booklet was opened on 30 January 1943.

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One black and white photo of an unidentified American serviceman drawing water from the camp wash water well on Owi Island, NEI. As with all other American facilities at Owi Island, the well is very close to the ocean itself.

One black and white photo of, according to the hand-written caption, "Richards in [a] gas tank boat, on Owi Island, NEI. Gas tank boats, made from the spent ejectable fuel tanks of several aircraft, were common in American camps. The one in which…

One black and white photo of a residential tent complex at the American camp on Owi Island, NEI. Clothing lines are strung from tent to tent and a water well is visible in the foreground.

One black and white photo of a row of barracks at Chanute Field, Rantoul, Illinois.

One black and white photo of a small Japanese train platform at an unknown location. Despite the unkept appearance of the facility, trains do appear to be actively using the line.

One black and white photo of Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor with a pet monkey. The photo was most likely taken at the American camp at Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines.

One black and white photo of Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor on the beach at Owi Island, NEI.

One black and white photo of the view from Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor's tent near the beach at Owi Island, NEI.

Although the hand written caption on the back of the photo (also viewable) reads, "Beach in front of our tent Owi Isld NEI 1943," the photo…

One black and white photo of native fishermen on the beach at Owi Island, NEI.

While the hand written caption on the back of the photo (also viewable) reads, "Native fishermen beach at Owi Isld NE 1943," the photo could not have been taken until…