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Murray Donald Baxter Collection

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Murray Donald Baxter Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Murray Donald Baxter
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1940-1967
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS California (BB 44); USS Irwin (DD 794); USS Saratoga
Location of Service:
San Diego and San Pedro, California; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Bremerton, Washington; Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Battles/Campaigns:
Pearl Harbor
Highest Rank:
Chief Petty Officer
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran was serving on USS California at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii when it was sunk during the Japanese attack on 12/7/1941.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1940-1967
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Air Force
Location of Service:
Korea; Hamilton Air Force Base (AFB), California; Bentwaters and Woodbridge, England; Newport, Rhode Island; Keesler AFB, Mississippi
Highest Rank:
Chief Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Periodicals [2 items] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [1 item] --Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [19 items] --Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [2 items] --Photographs
Contributor:
Elaine Leker
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/39640
Subjects:
Baxter, Murray Donald
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
Murray Donald Baxter Collection
(AFC/2001/001/39640), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   8/24/2006

 

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