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Richard David Westergard Collection

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Richard David Westergard Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard David Westergard
State of Birth:
IA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Sternberg General Hospital; Headquarters Hospital Number 2
Location of Service
Fort McArthur, March Field and Angel Island, California; Cabanatuan, Manila and Bataan, Philippines; Japan
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran served as a medic and was a prisoner in the Cabanatuan POW camp.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] --
Interviewer:
Becky James
Contributor:
Vance Davis
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center & Nursing Home, Sepulveda, California
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/77273
Subjects:
Westergard, Richard David
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Richard David Westergard Collection
(AFC/2001/001/77273), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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