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Allen E. Smith Collection

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Allen E. Smith Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Allen E. Smith
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
PA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company C, 111th Engineers Combat Battalion, 36th Division; 385th Port Battalion, Transportation Corps, 67th Transportation Corps Service Group, 40th Transportation Corps Traffic Regulating Battalion
Location of Service
Fort Eustis, Virginia; Wellington, New Zealand; Fremantle, Australia; Colombo, Ceylon; Bombay, India; Persian Gulf; Marseille, France; Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts; Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
Battles/Campaigns
Rhineland
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran also served in the 531st Anti-Artillery Battalion. Veteran received three medals from Russia and a Cold War certificate from the Secretary of Defense.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [4 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Walter Zapotoczny
Contributor:
Walter Zapotoczny
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
28th Infantry Division
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/64790
Subjects:
Smith, Allen E.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Allen E. Smith Collection
(AFC/2001/001/64790), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-12-12
 

 

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