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Salvatore Scarlato Collection

Salvatore Scarlato Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Salvatore Scarlato
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1951-1953
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
B Company, 1st Shore Party Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Camp Pendleton, California; Inchon, Korea; Ascom City, Korea; Kimpo Peninsula, Korea; Han River, Korea; Nevada City (Carson, Vegas, Reno), Korea; Siberia, Korea; Bunker Hill, Korea; The Hook, Korea; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran notes that his unit was a part Kimpo Provisional Regiment (KPR). He served in Korea from 04/1952 to 04/1953; he was wounded by a grenade thrown by the Chinese Communist Forces on 07/14/1952, and after spending several months in a hospital, received a medical discharge in 1953.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Joseph Sledge
Contributor:
Matthew Bessell
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
VA Medical Center, Native American Indian Special Emphasis Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/48797
Subjects:
Scarlato, Salvatore
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Salvatore Scarlato Collection
(AFC/2001/001/48797), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-03-14
 

 

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