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Robert J. Campbell Collection

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Robert J. Campbell Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert J. Campbell
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1952-?
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Vigil (AGR 12); USS Earl K. Olsen (DE 765); USS Fulton (AS 11); USS New Jersey (BB 62); Continental Air Defense Command
Location of Service
Philadelphia Naval Yard, Pennsylvania; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (basic training); Parris Island, South Carolina
Highest Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Campbell served in the Navy Reserve and the Marine Corps. He sustained service-related injuries to his head due to a ladder falling on him aboard ship. He was also injured during a hurricane and placed on active Reserve duty.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Prisoner of War
Unknown

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Prisoner of War
Unknown

War or Conflict
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
?-1994
Prisoner of War
Unknown

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Susan Slaninka
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82425
Subjects:
Campbell, Robert J.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Robert J. Campbell Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82425), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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