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Frederick Henry Beaston Collection

Frederick Henry Beaston Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Frederick Henry Beaston
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Amphibious Reconnaissance
Location of Service
Pacific; Iwo Jima; Okinawa (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Iwo Jima, Okinawa
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an intelligence man and auto rifleman.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Amanda Szakacsi
Interviewer:
Caleb Lienard
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79958
Subjects:
Beaston, Frederick Henry
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Frederick Henry Beaston Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79958), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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