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Douglas Graham Borden Collection

Douglas Graham Borden Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Douglas Graham Borden
 
 
Home State:
NY
Note
Veteran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1981
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Wasp; USS Bunker Hill; USS Intrepid; USS Valley Forge
Location of Service
Pennsylvania; Virginia; Iowa; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Pensacola, Florida; New Orleans, Louisiana; Illinois; Atlantic Ocean; Rochester and Niagara Falls, New York; Knoxville, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; Los Alamitos, California; Dallas, Texas
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran enlisted in the Naval Reserves as an Aviation Cadet on 8/24/42. He then served on active duty during WWII from 12/15/42 to 12/7/45. Veteran served in the reserves from 1945-1965, then retired as a Lieutenant Commander 10/1/1981.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Navy
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [12 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [3 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Dan Mook
Contributor:
Cheryl Minchella
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Preferred Care
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/42922
Subjects:
Borden, Douglas Graham
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Douglas Graham Borden Collection
(AFC/2001/001/42922), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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