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Clarence John Meineka Collection

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Clarence John Meineka Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Clarence John Meineka
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company G, 96th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Camp Adair, Oregon; Fort Lewis, Washington; Camp San Luis Obispo, California; Leyte Island (Philippines); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Leyte Gulf, Okinawa
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a squad leader and infantryman.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Michial Hutchko
Contributor:
Laura Jolley
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Missouri Veterans History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/105214
Subjects:
Meineka, Clarence John
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Clarence John Meineka Collection
(AFC/2001/001/105214), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-08-06
 

 

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