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Edward Frank Bostic, Sr. Collection

Edward Frank Bostic, Sr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward Frank Bostic, Sr.
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

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
Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 370th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division
Location of Service
Italy; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
North Apennines
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Bostic was a Demolition Expert. He was hit with phosphorous shell and kneecap was blown off and arm burned completely through. Arm was reattached and he suffered third degree burns over ninety percent of his body.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [4 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
William Vollano
Contributor:
Mimi Chapman
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Ypsilanti District Library and Ypsilanti Rotary
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/67982
Subjects:
Bostic Sr., Edward Frank
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Edward Frank Bostic, Sr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/67982), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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