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William Orville White Collection

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William Orville White Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
William Orville White
State of Birth:
IN
Home State:
WY
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1941-1945
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
Airwarning Company, Signal Corps
Location of Service:
Fort Monmouth, New Jersey; Philippines; Kyushu, Japan
Highest Rank:
Corporal
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service History Note:
Veteran had malaria, pellagra, and dysentery while a Japanese prisoner of war (POW). White survived the Bataan Death March.

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Type of Resource:
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [2 items]
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: CD [0 item] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Janet Hammond
Contributor:
Helen Reed
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Park County Veterans History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/9614
Subjects:
White, William Orville
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoners of War--United States
Cite as:
William Orville White Collection
(AFC/2001/001/9614), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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