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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
Note:
Veteran was born in Toronto, Canada.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
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
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
Interviewer:
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:   3/19/2012

 

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