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Cecil Jesse Peart Collection

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Cecil Jesse Peart Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Cecil Jesse Peart
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
CA
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1938-1946
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
4th Marine Regiment
Location of Service:
China; Bataan and Manila (Philippines); Japan; Korea; Manchukuo; Corregidor Island (Philippines)
Battles/Campaigns:
Bataan, Corregidor
Highest Rank:
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Veteran was captured by the Japanese in the fall of Corregidor, and was a prisoner of war (POW) in the Bilibid Prison, Manila.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item]
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item]
Contributor:
Cecil Peart
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/1205
Subjects:
Peart, Cecil Jesse
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
Cecil Jesse Peart Collection
(AFC/2001/001/1205), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   6/25/2013

 

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