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Donald E. Ballard Collection

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Donald E. Ballard Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Donald E. Ballard
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Note
MV01 contains an interview with Maggie O'Brien from the collection of George H. O'Brien Jr. AFC 2001/001/89759. MV02 contains an interview with Robert J. Modrzejewski AFC 2001/001/89743.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1965-1970
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Company M, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; Quang Tri Province, Vietnam
Highest Rank
Hospital Corpsman Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Medal of Honor while serving with Company M, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, as a corpsman in the Quang Tri Province on 05/16/1968.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1973-2000
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Kansas Army National Guard
Location of Service
Kansas
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Thomas Wilkerson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (CMOH)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89617
Subjects:
Ballard, Donald E.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Donald E. Ballard Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89617), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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