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George VanGilder Hughes Collection

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George VanGilder Hughes Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
George VanGilder Hughes
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
PA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1945
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company C, 3338th SCU, ROTC-ASTU; University of Pittsburg Medical School
Location of Service
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran joined Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School on 06/22/1943. After being discharged, he was appointed to the Army National Guard 04/08/1949 to 11/28/1951.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1951-1953
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division; 121st Evacuation Hospital
Location of Service
Korea
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
The veteran was the Chief of Medical SVC at the 121st Evacuation Hospital in Seoul, Korea.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [9 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [18 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Linda Hiser
Contributor:
Linda Hiser
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/53957
Subjects:
Hughes, George VanGilder
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
George VanGilder Hughes Collection
(AFC/2001/001/53957), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-06-19
 

 

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