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James Rutledge Collection

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James Rutledge Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
James Rutledge
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1950
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Infantry, 82nd Airborne
Location of Service
Fort Indian Town Gap, Pennsylvania; Pacific Theater; Milne Bay, New Guinea; Philippines; Japan
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran notes that he was re-enlisted and drafted, however the dates of these actions are not specified. Veteran served in the Army Infantry from 1943 - 1946 and also served in the 82 Army Airborne from 1946 -1950. Additionally, the veteran notes that on 09/03/1948 he qualified as a parachutist and gliderman.

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Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Judith Kent
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Flagler County Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/30996
Subjects:
Rutledge, James
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
James Rutledge Collection
(AFC/2001/001/30996), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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