Madison WWII veteran Lt. Col. Harry Dillon Baker will celebrate his 103rd birthday on Monday, Oct. 9. To honor the special occasion, his family and the Wisconsin Veterans Museum invites Wisconsinites to send well wishes and birthday cards.
Address birthday cards or postcards to:
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Attn: Lt. Col. Baker’s Birthday
30 W. Mifflin St.
Madison, WI 53703
Note: To ensure that all cards reach him in time, try to get yours in the mail by Monday, Sept. 18.
Harry’s service includes over two decades with the US Army and Reserves. To learn more about WWII, check out the Veterans Museum’s 20th Century to Present gallery where you’ll find displays including uniforms, artifacts, and informational overviews. The museum’s learning and research hub also offers resources like the Oral Histories Collection where you can read personal stories and experiences of Wisconsin veterans.