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George Robert Lumsden Collection

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George Robert Lumsden Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
George Robert Lumsden
State of Birth:
MS
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1941-1945
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Nashville (CL 43)
Location of Service:
Jacksonville, Florida; Hawaii; San Francisco, California; Pacific Theater; Aleutian Islands (Alaska); Wake Island; Solomon Islands; Fiji
Battles/Campaigns:
Doolittle Raid
Highest Rank:
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The Veteran participated in the Doolittle Raid convoy. He was a Naval Aviator, flying a Curtiss SOC Seagull, a single-engine scout observation biplane aircraft, from the deck of the USS Nashville.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Computer File: DVD [0 item] --Electronic file of manuscript
Interviewer:
Stewart Edwards
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80805
Subjects:
Lumsden, George Robert
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
George Robert Lumsden Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80805), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   11/17/2011

 

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