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Robert Russell Hammond Collection

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Robert Russell Hammond Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Russell Hammond
State of Birth:
NJ
Home State:
MD
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Location of Service
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Russell Islands; New Caledonia; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Mt. Fuji, Japan
Highest Rank
Sergeant Major
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1976
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
2nd Marine Air Wing
Location of Service
Camp Pendleton, California; Quantico, Virginia; Mt. Fuji, Japan
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
Unknown

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
?-1976
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Location of Service
Da Nang and Phu Bai, Vietnam
Highest Rank
Master Gunnery Sergeant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] -- Handwritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [6 items] -- Typewritten document
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79720
Subjects:
Hammond, Robert Russell
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Robert Russell Hammond Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79720), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-24
 

 

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