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Title Card, United States Navy Identification; Thomas Francis Carey, no date, ca. 1943 to 1945.
Object Name Card, Identification
Catalog Number 2015.010.0004
Collection Hoboken Baseball Collection
Credit Gift in memory of Irene Beyer, sister-in-law, by daughter Mary Anne Beyer-Tweed.
Scope & Content United States Navy Identification Card, Thomas Francis Carey, no date, circa 1943 to 1945.

Heavyweight paper, 2-1/8" high x 3-5/8" wide; thumbnail mug shot; Carey signature.

Back has a fingerprint from left and right top finger (middle finger.)

Note that the front has a later correction in ballpoint ink of his birth year from 08 to 06 (1906.) While this item does not have an issue date, the photo of him appears true to his early 1940s appearance. It may have have been issued for post-war Naval Reserve duty.

See archives 2015.010.0003 for his discharge certificate and objects 2015.010.0005 for his U.S.N.R. dog tags.
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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People Carey, Tom
Date 1943-1945
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1945
Search Terms U.S. Navy
World War II
Caption front with photo
Imagefile 322\20150100004.TIF
Classification Baseball
U.S. Navy