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Thomas Arthur Craigg, Jr. Collection

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Thomas Arthur Craigg, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Thomas Arthur Craigg, Jr.
State of Birth:
AR
Home State:
NC
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-1963
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
4th Marine Regiment
Location of Service
San Diego, California; Philippines; Japan
Battles/Campaigns
Corregidor
Highest Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The veteran was a prisoner of war (POW) from 5/6/1942 to 8/26/1945.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Unit of Service
7th Marine Regiment
Location of Service
Korea; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Parris Island, South Carolina; San Diego, California
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] --
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] --
Audio: Microcassette [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Video: VHS-C [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Electronic file of interview transcript
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Interviewer:
Jason Lowry
Contributor:
Walter Jones
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Walter Jones
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/28861
Subjects:
Craigg Jr., Thomas Arthur
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Prisoner of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Thomas Arthur Craigg, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/28861), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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