Capt Raymond J. H-U-M-P-H-R-E-Y was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1921. He enlisted in the Army in 1942. He attended basic training, served a little over a year as an enlisted Infantryman and was then commissioned at Ft. Benning, GA in 1943. He was then assigned to the 160th Infantry Regiment in the 40th Infantry Division. Per the veteran's son "Capt H saw action as a Weapons Platoon Leader (Mortars), Company Executive Officer and ultimately, Company Commander. He saw action in the Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Papua, New Britain and Luzon, Philippines. His unit was on troop ships preparing for the invasion of Japan when the atomic bombs ended the war. His awards included the CIB, Bronze Star and a Purple Heart."
He was married in October of 1946 and spent his remaining years in Wallingford, PA. He passed away in June 1991 and his wife passed in 2003.
This uniform came directly from the son who was a decorated Cavalry Officer in Vietnam himself.
The son is currently looking for wartime photos and his documents, so please stay tuned and check back from time to time as it may just keep getting better!