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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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
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:
Murray Donald Baxter
Contributor:
Elaine Leker
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.39640
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/loc.natlib.afc2001001.39640), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 8/24/2006
 

 

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