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William R. Charette Collection

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William R. Charette Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
William R. Charette
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1951-1977
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division; USS Quillback (SS 424); USS Triton (SSN 586); Fleet Ballistic Missile Training Center; USS Daniel Webster (SSBN 626)
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; Bainbridge, Maryland; Charleston, South Carolina; Camp Pendleton, California; Outpost Vegas, Korea; Orlando, Florida
Battles/Campaigns
Outpost Vegas
Highest Rank
Master Chief Hospital Corpsman
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for his service at Outpost Vegas on 03/27/1953. The veteran also served on the USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN 641); Orlando Naval Hospital; and the Orlando Recruit Dispensary.

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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/2001/001/89634
Subjects:
Charette, William R.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
William R. Charette Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89634), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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