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Gerald Franklin Weigle Collection

Gerald Franklin Weigle Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Gerald Franklin Weigle
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1948-1951
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
1st Battery, 5th Marine Regiment
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; Guam; Camp Pendleton, and Oceanside, California; Korea
Highest Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran enlisted in the US Navy, but was attached to the 5th Marines and served as a corpsman.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1952-1989
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG)
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran served in the Navy Reserve until 1970, and then served on active duty with the Judge Advocate General Corps.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Marilyn Radlicki
Interviewer:
Donald Patrick Perlinck
Contributor:
Susan Siemaszko
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Macomb
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/81106
Subjects:
Weigle, Gerald Franklin
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
Gerald Franklin Weigle Collection
(AFC/2001/001/81106), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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