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Jesse Wyeth Lewis, Jr. Collection

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Jesse Wyeth Lewis, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Jesse Wyeth Lewis, Jr.
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
MN
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1946-1954
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Utility Squadron 3 (VU-3); Utility Squadron 5 (VU-5); Fleet Air Squadron 118 (FASRON 118); Naval Aviation Electronics Service Unit
Location of Service
San Diego, California; Washington, DC; Miho Air Base (AB), Japan; Holloman Air Force Base (AFB), New Mexico; Guam (Mariana Islands)
Highest Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an aviation electronics technician.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1954-1977
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
VS-38 (Air Anti-Submarine Squadron); Naval Aviation Engineering Service Unit (NAESU); VAW-111 (Air Early Warning Squadron); USS Princeton (CVS 37); USS Hornet (CVS 12); USS Bennington (CVS 20)
Location of Service
Japan; South China Sea; Mediterranean Sea
Battles/Campaigns
Counteroffensive Phase II, Tet Offensive, Counteroffensive Phase IV
Highest Rank
Commander
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran also served aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA 31) and the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA 42) as a pilot.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
Samuel Larson
Contributor:
B.J. Shorak
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/92189
Subjects:
Lewis Jr., Jesse Wyeth
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Jesse Wyeth Lewis, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/92189), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-12-08
 

 

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