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Ralph Henry Boelk Collection

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Ralph Henry Boelk Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Ralph Henry Boelk
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Gender:
Male
Race:
White

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1945
Branch of Service:
Marine Corps
Unit of Service:
3rd Special Weapons, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division
Location of Service:
Camp Pendleton, California; Camp Elliott, California; Great Lakes, Illinois; Quantico, Virginia
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1950-1954
Branch of Service:
Marine Corps
Unit of Service:
Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division
Location of Service:
Chosin, Korea
Battles/Campaigns:
Chosin Reservoir
Highest Rank:
Corporal
Prisoner of War:
Unknown

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Thomas Tegge
Contributor:
Thomas Tegge
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sauk Valley Community College-Dixon, IL
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/31005
Subjects:
Boelk, Ralph Henry
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Ralph Henry Boelk Collection
(AFC/2001/001/31005), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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