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David H. McNerney Collection

David H. McNerney Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
David H. McNerney
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
TX
Note
MV01 contains an interview with George Edward Wahlen AFC 2001/001/89819.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1949-1952
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Location of Service
San Diego, California; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Korea
Highest Rank
Motor Machinist's Mate
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1953-1969
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company A, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division; Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division; Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV)
Location of Service
Fort Bliss, Texas; Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Ord, California; Polei Doc, Vietnam; Fort Dix, New Jersey
Battles/Campaigns
Polei Doc
Highest Rank
First Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Medal of Honor for his service near Polei Doc on 03/22/1967.

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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
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Thomas Wilkerson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (CMOH)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89736
Subjects:
McNerney, David H.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
David H. McNerney Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89736), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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