41" x 34", inseam 30.5"; green polyester/wool trousers with 2 hip pockets, one buttoning into a tab; two side pockets are concealed with a 1.5" wide black braid reaching from waist to cuff hem; pockets are all lined with off-white twill; seven belt loops and an extended belt tab are on outside; zipper is metal; cuffs are faced instead of turned under and hemmed; a tab on a pocket liner reads "Trousers, Men's, Polyester/Wool Trop. AG334, Type 1 Class 3, 60% polyester, 40% wool, Tennessee Overall Co., Inc."
William Jacob Ver Hey Sr. was born in Michigan on 6/23/1919 to Nick and Hattie Ver Hey. The large family lived at 34 E 26th St. William graduated from Holland High School in 1939. He enlisted with the National Guard in April of 1941. He was a member of Company D, 126th Infantry. William then enlisted in the Army on April 2, 1951. William was married to Louise Claude Rove. They had 3 children; Margaret Jane (1952-54), Nicholas Charles (1953-2007) and William Jacob, Jr. (1955-56). William was released from the Army on August 23, 1974. William earned many awards during his time of service to our country. William died on December 4, 1998.
Gift ofVer Hey, Louise