Select... "Important Information for Members of the U.S. Armed Forces on Leave in Switzerland." "Itinerary for Switzerland." "Letter Orders No 8-20". "Officer's Accrued Leave Record". Approval for Dispatch of Edwin D. Burwell Jr. Approval for Edwin D. Burwell Jr. to travel to Ireland for four days. Approval of Convalescent Leave for Edwin D. Burwell Jr. Document acknowledging transportation for Edwin D. Burwell Jr. Leave of absence request from Edwin D. Burwell Jr. Request for convalescent leave. Sick Report for Major Edwin D. Burwell Jr. Special orders for Louis Salmon's leave in Switzerland and Italy. Special Orders for Major Edwin D. Burwell granting a day of leave on 16 January 1945. Special Orders for Major Edwin D. Burwell granting a day of leave on 4 January 1945. Special Orders for Major Edwin D. Burwell granting a leave of absence.
Select... Edwin D. Burwell Jr. requests seven days of leave to return home to Mississippi and attend to his personal affairs. Edwin D. Burwell Jr. requetsed fourteen days of leave to recover from double pneumonia and pleurisy. The document notes that the beginning of the officer's active duty was 26 September 1941 and lists the amount of leave he took and accrued each year since then. The medical officer notes: "I certify that the above mentioned officer was sick while on leave and unfit to travel till 12-9-45". The orders grant Edwin D. Burwell Jr. seven days of leave to Great Britain. The orders outline Salmon's schedule and includes notes about using currency in Switzerland. The orders were stamped by Swiss border control. The pamphlet includes "General information concerning food rationing in Switzerland," "Export restrictions when leaving the country," and information about Swiss culture. The pamphlet is missing pages 3 and 4. The trip was part of "United States Forces European Theatre of operations - Furlough transit tours Germany-Rome." The itinerary includes arrivals and departures for locations in Switzerland and Italy. This document certifies Edwin D. Burwell Jr.'s authorization for priority air travel between 22 September and 2 October 1944.
Select... Brewer, Chester S. Burwell, Edwin D. III [Burwell, Edwin D., Jr.] Driver, Don. Himes, W. J. Lawlor, Kenneth F. Lipton, Samuel M. McCuen, John F. Nepute, Raymond J. Russel Telford, Wallace M. United States. Army. United States Forces, European Theater