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Richard Kenneth Sedlak Collection

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Richard Kenneth Sedlak Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard Kenneth Sedlak
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1965
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS McCalla (DD 253); USS R-13 (SS 90); USS R-20 (SS 97); USS Segundo (SS 398)
Location of Service
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Newport, Rhode Island; Portsmouth, Virginia; Key West, Florida; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Guam (Mariana Islands); Japan; China; Portsmouth, England; Scotland; California; Pacific
Highest Rank
Chief Radioman
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Unit of Service
USS Dogfish (SS 350); USS Sabalo (SS 302); USS Ajax (AR 6); USS Toro (SS 422); USS Sperry (AS 12); COMSUBDIV 32
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; Trinidad; Chichi-jima, Bonin Islands, Japan; Newport, Rhode Island; Pacific; Guam (Mariana Islands); Philippines; San Diego, California; Formosa
Highest Rank
Ensign
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Unit of Service
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
Location of Service
Centerville Beach, California
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Judith Kent
Interviewer:
William S. Kent
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Flagler County Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/42635
Subjects:
Sedlak, Richard Kenneth
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Cold War--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Richard Kenneth Sedlak Collection
(AFC/2001/001/42635), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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