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Title Certificate: Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Navy, Thomas Francis Carey, Oct. 10, 1945.
Object Name Discharge, Military
Catalog Number 2015.010.0003
Collection Hoboken Baseball Collection
Credit Gift in memory of Irene Beyer, sister-in-law, by daughter Mary Anne Beyer-Tweed.
Scope & Content Certificate: Honorable Discharge from the United States Navy, Thomas Francis Carey, October 10, 1945.

Heavyweight paper, 10-1/2" wide x 9" high.

With xerographic copy of form: Notice of Separation from the U.S. Naval Service. Note that his birth date is stated on this document as 1908 which was not apparently correctly known as 1906 to Carey until 1968 - see archives 2015.010.0002. Also notable is his listing of last employer, "Professional Baseball Red Sox Boston, Mass.," and his occupation, "Prof. baseball."
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Hoboken native Thomas Francis Aloysius Carey, (1906-1970) played baseball for 8 seasons in the major leagues interrupted by his war service from 1943 to 1945.
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See archives 2015.010.0004 for his ID card and objects 2015.010.0005 for his dog tags from this military service.
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People Carey, Tom
Date 1945
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Search Terms World War II
U.S. Navy
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Classification Baseball
U.S. Navy
War
Military