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G. W. Eddlemon Collection

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G. W. Eddlemon Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
G. W. Eddlemon
State of Birth:
TN
Home State:
TN
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1946
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
454th Ordnance Aviation Company
Location of Service
Bataan, Philippines; Camp O'Donnell, Philippines; Cabanatuan, Philippines; Omuta, Japan; Fukuoka, Japan; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Bataan
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran was captured on Bataan, Philippines and survived the Bataan Death March, then was held in prison camps at Omuta and Fukuoka, Japan where he was forced to work in a coal mine. The camp was liberated on 09/12/1945.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Betty Rowland
Contributor:
James Williams
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Middle Tennessee Oral History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/08533
Subjects:
Eddlemon, G. W.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Cite as:
G. W. Eddlemon Collection
(AFC/2001/001/08533), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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