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William Marion Patterson Collection

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William Marion Patterson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Marion Patterson
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1947
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Shangri-La (CV 38); CASU-4 (Carrier Aircraft Service Unit); CASU-6 (Carrier Aircraft Service Unit); VT-5 (Torpedo Squadron); VA-6 (Attack Squadron)
Location of Service
Naval Recruiting Station, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Naval Training Station, Bainbridge, Maryland; Naval Air Technical Training Center, Jacksonville, Florida; San Diego, California
Highest Rank
Aviation Machinist's Mate First Class
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Interviewer:
Ruth Taylor
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/54739
Subjects:
Patterson, William Marion
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
William Marion Patterson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/54739), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-06-17
 

 

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