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Richard Lowell Simpson Collection

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Richard Lowell Simpson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Richard Lowell Simpson
State of Birth:
OR
Home State:
OR
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1966-1968
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Foxtrot Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment
Location of Service
Camp Pendleton, California; San Diego, California; Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Oakland, California; Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Union
Highest Rank
E-4
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as fire team leader and squad leader.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Transcription of video recording
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Copy photographic print [1 item] -- Photographs
Photograph: Original photographic print [3 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Marilyn Jole-Spiegel
Contributor:
Donna Kifer
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Bend, Oregon Chapter
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/91722
Subjects:
Simpson, Richard Lowell
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Richard Lowell Simpson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/91722), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-02-11
 

 

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