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Robert Russell Hammond Collection

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
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
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
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
Prisoner of War:
Unknown

War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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
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
Interviewer:
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: 9/9/2011

 

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