TSgt Leo George Copulos
Coming Home begins with a photo of US Army Transport General William Weigel, the vessel that brought TSgt Copulos' remains from Yokohama to Honolulu. Additional information about this transport is in the third page.
There are four letters sent to Mrs Lucille Condilis by various people within the US Army and Quartermaster Corps.
The first two are from August 1948. The first is from Major James F Smith notifying her that her son's remains have been moved to Mausoleum #2 at Yokohama.
The second is from Major General Larkin, the Quartermaster General, requesting that she complete the form Request for Distribution of Remains.
Within the second page are documents concerning TSgt Leo Copulos' remains being transferred from Mausoleum #2 at Yokohama to the Hawaiian Distribution Center.
The first is dated 1 Sep 1948, the Disinterment Directive , followed by The Record of Custodial Transfer.
It took from 2 September 1948 until 15 February 1949 for his remains to reach Hawaii. Interment in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific took place 8 March 1949.
The third letter to Mrs Condilis is dated 20 June 1949 and sent from Major General Feldman concerns her son's final burial location.
In the third page of Coming Home are TSgt Copulos Interment Control Card, a map of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and one page from an electronic book titled WWII Troopships
US ARMY TRANSPORT GENERAL WILLIAM WEIGEL
LETTER FROM MAJOR GENERAL LARKIN
REQUEST FOR DISPOSITION OF REMAINS