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John Engelhardt Collection

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John Engelhardt Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Engelhardt
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-1950
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
5th Defense Battalion
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Quantico, Virginia; Iceland; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Australia; New Zealand; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); Tarawa Atoll (Gilbert Islands); Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Tarawa, Guadalcanal
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served at a fire control base where his unit set up anti-aircraft guns and artillery.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Sheryl Collins
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/93100
Subjects:
Engelhardt, John
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
John Engelhardt Collection
(AFC/2001/001/93100), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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