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James L. Alston Collection

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James L. Alston Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
James L. Alston
 
 
Home State:
TN
Note
Veteran is a Medical Doctor.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
1st Battalion, 1st Marine Division; Marine Medical Headquarters
Location of Service
Tennessee; Korea
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Dr. Alston also served in the Naval Reserves, while attending medical school, during WWII.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Danica Damplo
Interviewer:
Joshua Douglas
Interviewer:
David Becker
Contributor:
Gary Witt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Lausanne Collegiate School
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/72198
Subjects:
Alston, James L.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James L. Alston Collection
(AFC/2001/001/72198), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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