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Denton W. Crocker Collection

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Denton W. Crocker Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Denton W. Crocker
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
31st Malaria Survey Unit, Medical Department
Location of Service
New Guinea; Morotai Island (Moluccas); Philippines; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Japan
Highest Rank
Technician Four
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
The 31st Malaria Unit later became a detachment and often served with units of the 5th Air Force. He also notes that before and during his service his permanent residence was in Swampscott, Massachusetts.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [81 items] -- Photograph
Contributor:
Denton Crocker
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/00392
Subjects:
Crocker, Denton W.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Denton W. Crocker Collection
(AFC/2001/001/00392), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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