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Collection Rise of the Fallen
WVM ID Number V2012.73.96
Object Name Portrait
Title Portrait, Rise of the Fallen, Earl D. Werner
Year Range from 2009
Year Range to 2010
Event Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom
Description Portrait, single subject, full face view, consists of a color photograph encased in opaque white Plexiglas rectangular box. Frosted face of box largely obscures photograph producing an ethereal effect. Back of box has adhered strips of velcro for mounting, taped on label from The Rise of the Fallen exhibit as well as subject's name and barcode, and etched signature of artist, Andre Ferrella.
History This box honors Army Sergeant Earl D. Werner 38, of Mondovi, Wisconsin; assigned to the 41st Special Troops Battalion, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oregon Army National Guard, Portland, Oregon; died August 28, 2009 in Baghdad, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an explosively formed penetrator.
Maker Andre Ferrella
Place of Origin Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Material Plexiglas/Paper
Biographical Record Werner, Earl D.
Search Terms Memorial
Operation Iraqi Freedom