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William Hodge May Collection

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William Hodge May Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Hodge May
State of Birth:
MS
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 134 (VMTB 134); VMTB-943; VMTB 242; USS Wolverine
Location of Service
University of Georgia, Georgia; Naval Air Station (NAS) New Orleans, Louisiana; NAS Pensacola, Florida; Lake Michigan; NAS Jacksonville, Florida; NAS Glenview, Illinois; Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Goleta, and MCAS El Toro, California; South Pacific; Central Pacific; Tinian (Northern Mariana Islands), Iwo Jima
Highest Rank
Major
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as a Marine bomber pilot.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1952-?
Location of Service
Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina.
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran served in the organized reserve between World War II and the Korean War. During the Korean War the veteran served as a air traffic control officer at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina.

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Contributor:
William Hodge May
Contributor:
Jack Sigler
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.80082
Subjects:
May, William Hodge
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
William Hodge May Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.80082), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
 
 

 

Last Edit: 9/22/2011
 

 

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