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Robert Melvin Down Collection

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Robert Melvin Down Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Melvin Down
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Squadron 4, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point, North Carolina; Mindanao Island (Philippines)
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Karen Dittman
Interviewer:
Ryan Steele
Contributor:
Vance Davis
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center & Nursing Home, Sepulveda, California
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/66213
Subjects:
Down, Robert Melvin
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Robert Melvin Down Collection
(AFC/2001/001/66213), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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