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James Riley Andrews Collection

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James Riley Andrews Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
James Riley Andrews
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1953-1956
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
1st Anti Aircraft Artillery-Automatic Weapons Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment
Location of Service
Camp Pendleton, San Diego, California; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Camp McNair, Japan; Pusan, Osan, Korea
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was an instructor of anti-aircraft artillery assigned to guard Pusan Harbor. After 1st Division pulled out of Korea veteran was sent to K55 Air Base to train ROK soldiers in use of 50 caliber machine guns.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Jon Hicks
Contributor:
Julie Johnson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Missouri State University
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/21487
Subjects:
Andrews, James Riley
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
James Riley Andrews Collection
(AFC/2001/001/21487), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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