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Henry John Horst Collection

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Henry John Horst Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Henry John Horst
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1947
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Benham (DD 397); USS Helena (CL 50); USS Owen (DD 536); USS Saugus (LSV 4)
Location of Service
Pacific Ocean; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Guadalcanal
Highest Rank
Machinist Mate Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran survived the sinking of the USS Benham at the naval battle of Guadalcanal.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80710
Subjects:
Horst, Henry John
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Henry John Horst Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80710), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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