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Wayne Thomas Gilchrest Collection

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Wayne Thomas Gilchrest Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Wayne Thomas Gilchrest
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
MD
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1964-1968
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
L Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division; E Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Division
Location of Service
Camp Lejeune, and Camp Geiger, North Carolina; Vietnam; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Hastings, Operation Union, Operation Stone
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran served in the infantry as a squad leader and a platoon leader.

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Type of Resource:
Video: Hi-8/Digital 8 [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Kathy Abey
Contributor:
Wayne Gilchrest
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Wayne Gilchrest
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/63732
Subjects:
Gilchrest, Wayne Thomas
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Wayne Thomas Gilchrest Collection
(AFC/2001/001/63732), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-10-31
 

 

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