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Howard F. Adriance Collection

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Howard F. Adriance Collection

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Name:
Howard F. Adriance
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NC
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
1st Signal Company, Division Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Port Blakely, Washington; Camp Pendleton, California; New Caledonia; Peleliu Island (Palau); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); China; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Peleliu, Okinawa
Highest Rank
Corporal
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a radio operator intercepting Japanese communication.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Correspondence [232 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Interviewer:
Rusty Edmister
Contributor:
Rusty Edmister
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/91307
Subjects:
Adriance, Howard F.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Howard F. Adriance Collection
(AFC/2001/001/91307), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-04-02
 

 

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