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Beverly Ben Norton-Skardon Collection

Beverly Ben Norton-Skardon Collection

Biographical Information

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

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
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
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.
Prisoners 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: 3/22/2010

 

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