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William Arthur Kent Collection

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William Arthur Kent Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William Arthur Kent
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
AZ
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1953
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
50th Signal Battalion, Signal Corps
Location of Service
United States; Sendai, Japan
Highest Rank
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Reserves
Location of Service
Kings Point Academy, New York; Asia; Europe; South America
Highest Rank
Cadet
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran attended the Merchant Marine Academy. While on sea duty the veteran served as a marine engineer.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Jolene Pierson
Interviewer:
William Agnew
Contributor:
Jolene Pierson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sedona Public Library, Sedona, Arizona
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/78231
Subjects:
Kent, William Arthur
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
William Arthur Kent Collection
(AFC/2001/001/78231), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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