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Beverly Ben Norton-Skardon Collection

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Beverly Ben Norton-Skardon Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Beverly Ben Norton-Skardon
State of Birth:
LA
Home State:
SC
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified
Note
Original collection material retained at Dacus Library/Winthrop University.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1962
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
1st Battalion, 92nd Regiment, 91st Division
Location of Service
Fort Benning and Fort Gordon, Georgia; Governors Island, New York; Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Germany; Clemson, South Carolina
Battles/Campaigns
Bataan Death March
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
Skardon was a Prisoner-of-War (POW) at a Japanese work camp and aboard a ship during the Bataan Death March.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Prisoner of War
Unknown

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
Jessica Pickens
Contributor:
TJ Hyatt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Dacus Library/Winthrop University
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/69328
Subjects:
Norton-Skardon, Beverly Ben
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Beverly Ben Norton-Skardon Collection
(AFC/2001/001/69328), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Dacus Library/Winthrop University
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2010-03-22
 

 

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