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Edward Edellon Gorre Collection

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Edward Edellon Gorre Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward Edellon Gorre
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1948-1970
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
A Company, 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division; 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team; 98th Airborne Field Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division
Location of Service
Fort Ord, California; Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Japan; Korea; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Gary Air Force Base, Texas; Fort Carson, Colorado; Germany
Highest Rank
Sergeant First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the 45th Field Artillery Battalion, 8th Infantry Division and the 2nd Artillery (Airborne).

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Unit of Service
Battalion Advisor, 18th Civil Guard Battalion; Umpire and Control Group, Combat Development Command (CDC); 1st Howitzer Battalion, 2nd Artillery
Location of Service
Fort Holabird, Maryland; Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam; Fort Ord, California; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Europe; Fort Monroe, Virginia;
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the Office of the Inspector General, Continental Army Command (CONARC).

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
John Nesbitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Sacramento, CA
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/42982
Subjects:
Gorre, Edward Edellon
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Edward Edellon Gorre Collection
(AFC/2001/001/42982), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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