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Justus R. Belfield Collection

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Justus R. Belfield Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Justus R. Belfield
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
923rd Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company, 22nd Armored Division
Location of Service
Utica and Fort Niagara, New York; Camp Perry, Ohio; Camp Campbell and Fort Knox, Kentucky; Camp Gordon and Fort Benning, Georgia; Belgium
Highest Rank
Technical Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in A Troop, New York National Guard as Troop bugler, rifleman, machine gunner, and horse handler, 1936-1940.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1949-1954
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
1202nd Army Security Unit (ASU)
Location of Service
Syracuse, New York
Highest Rank
Sergeant First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a recruiter and was in charge of the examining station.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Handwritten document
Interviewer:
Marilyn Kaltenborn
Interviewer:
Janice Irwin
Contributor:
Marilyn Kaltenborn
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Bethlehem Public Library, Bethlehem Community Network Television
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/85015
Subjects:
Belfield, Justus R.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Justus R. Belfield Collection
(AFC/2001/001/85015), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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