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Richard Arvine Overton Collection

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Richard Arvine Overton Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard Arvine Overton
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Portland, Oregon; California; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served on burial detail; as base security; and as a jeep driver for a Lieutenant, while stationed in the Pacific Theater.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Katherine Cranford
Contributor:
Michael Chaison
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
American Red Cross of Central Texas
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89813
Subjects:
Overton, Richard Arvine
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Richard Arvine Overton Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89813), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-02-23
 

 

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