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John Edward McNerney Collection

John Edward McNerney Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Edward McNerney
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
NM
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as White/Anglo-Irish. Additional material is housed with the New Mexico Veterans Memorial, the Albuquerque Public Library, and the Allen County Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1935-1941
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Naval Communication Reserve
Highest Rank
Seaman Second Class
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1973
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
52nd Engineer Battalion; 239th Engineer Battalion; 182nd Engineer Battalion; 1142nd Engineer Battalion; 1297th Engineer Battalion; 1694th Engineer Battalion; 1758th Engineer Battalion
Location of Service
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Camp Butner, North Carolina; Camp Crowder, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; Fort Riley, Kansas; Camp Campbell, Kentucky; Camp Rucker, Alabama; Camp Shelby, Mississippi; Luzon, Philippines
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an Administrative Officer, a Combat Engineer Unit Commander, and as an Intelligence Staff Officer. His service included training and preparation of troops for invasion of Japan in 1945.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1973
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
360th Engineer Construction Battalion
Location of Service
Albuquerque, New Mexico; Fort Bliss, Texas; Camp Hood, Texas; Red River Arsenal, Texarkana, Texas; Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Fort Worth, Texas
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an Engineer Reservist Instructor, Operations Officer, Combat Engineer Unit Commander, Intelligence Staff Officer, and Organization and Training Officer.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Photograph: Original photographic print [9 items] -- Photograph
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [1 item] -- Portrait
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [11 items] -- Handwritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [55 items] -- Handwritten document
Contributor:
Rosemary Winkler
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Jerry McNerney
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82206
Subjects:
McNerney, John Edward
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
John Edward McNerney Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82206), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-09-09
 

 

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