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Philip Charles Bowden Collection

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Philip Charles Bowden Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Philip Charles Bowden
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
MI
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as white, Irish.
Gender
Male
Race
Other

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company E, 6th Armored Division; 1st Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort Knox, Kentucky; Camp Polk, Louisiana; Tennessee; North Carolina; Fort Dix, New Jersey; Fort Eustis, Virginia; Ogden, Utah; Ireland; Scotland; North Africa; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Torch (Invasion of North Africa), Kasserine Pass
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a supervisor of the prisoners of war (POWs) at the Army Service Forces Depot while stationed in Ogden, Utah.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --Handwritten document
Contributor:
James Press
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Northwestern Michigan College (NMC)
Contributor:
James Press
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Northwestern Michigan College (NMC)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/90607
Subjects:
Bowden, Philip Charles
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Philip Charles Bowden Collection
(AFC/2001/001/90607), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-09-23
 

 

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