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John Owen Pons Collection

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John Owen Pons Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Owen Pons
 
 
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified
Note
Veteran was born in Toronto, Canada.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1945-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
793rd Military Police Battalion
Location of Service
Fort McPherson, Georgia; Fort McClellan, Alabama; Bad Tolz, Germany; Nuremberg, Germany; Furth, Germany
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran served as a military policeman.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1951-1952
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Headquarters, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Budingen, Germany
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran served as a communications officer with 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of manuscript
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
David Gregory
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82297
Subjects:
Pons, John Owen
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
John Owen Pons Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82297), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2012-03-19
 

 

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