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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
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
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran served as a Marine bomber pilot.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1952-?
Location of Service:
Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina.
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)

Interviewer:
Jack Sigler
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80082
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/2001/001/80082), 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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