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John Decesare Collection

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John Decesare Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Decesare
State of Birth:
RI
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
43rd Division Band; 43rd Infantry Division
Location of Service
Camp Blanding, Florida; Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); New Georgia Islands; New Guinea; Philippines; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Technician Five
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the National Guard 1937 to 1941 in Rhode Island. He played the trumpet and was made into a bugler.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Geoffrey Schofield
Contributor:
Vance Davis
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center & Nursing Home, Sepulveda, California
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/60705
Subjects:
Decesare, John
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
John Decesare Collection
(AFC/2001/001/60705), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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