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James W. Abbett Collection

James W. Abbett Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
James W. Abbett
State of Birth:
NC
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1957
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Constabulary School Squadron, 978th Field Artillery Battalion; 91st Field Artillery Battalion; 674 Field Artillery Battalion; Division Artillery, 2nd Armored Division; Headquarters, 5th Army
Location of Service
Camp Forrest, Tennessee; Camp Roberts and Camp Iron Mountain, California; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; France; Holland; Sonthofen, Germany; San Marcos, Fort Hood and Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Baumholder, Germany; Chicago, Illinois; Fort Knox, Kentucky
Battles/Campaigns
Normandy, Northern France, Central Europe, Ardennes, Rhineland
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1958-1966
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company A, 9th Aviation Battalion, 9th Infantry Division; Aviation Command
Location of Service
Fort Riley, Kansas; Vietnam; Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Battles/Campaigns
Vietnam
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as Adjutant, Aviation Command, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Audio: Microcassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Colby Lawson
Contributor:
Tyler Archer
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
San Antonio College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/65313
Subjects:
Abbett, James W.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
James W. Abbett Collection
(AFC/2001/001/65313), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-08-25
 

 

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