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Robert K. Austin Collection

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Robert K. Austin Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert K. Austin
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
DE
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division
Location of Service
United States; Saipan and Tinian (Northern Mariana Islands)
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran landed on Saipan D+1 and on Tinian H+6 hour. He served as Personnel Classification Specialist and Machine Gun Crew Captain.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] --
Manuscript: Creative works [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Robert Austin
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/00951
Subjects:
Austin, Robert K.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Robert K. Austin Collection
(AFC/2001/001/00951), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2002-07-16
 

 

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