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Eugene J. Carrico Collection

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Eugene J. Carrico Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Eugene J. Carrico
State of Birth:
IN
Home State:
MI
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1944
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Coast Artillery, Cannon Company
Location of Service
Fort Callen, California; San Diego, California; Fort Kronkite, California; San Francisco, California; Puerto de la Cruz, Venezuela; Curacao, Venezuela
Highest Rank
Corporal
Service History Note
The veteran indicates that he was honorably discharged in 1944 in order to take over the family farm after his father, brother and family friend were accidentally electrocuted. His mother could not farm, and the farm was raising food for the US Army.

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Type of Resource:
Photograph: Photocopy of Photographic Print [13 items] -- Photograph
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Patricia Hyde
Contributor:
Patricia Hyde
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/02363
Subjects:
Carrico, Eugene J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Eugene J. Carrico Collection
(AFC/2001/001/02363), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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