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Edward Wadington Collection

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Edward Wadington Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Edward Wadington
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Missouri
Location of Service
Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Storekeeper Third Class
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran worked in supply. Veteran was present at the Japanese surrender ceremony aboard the USS Missouri, which ended World War II. Veteran's battle station aboard the USS Missouri was hit by a kamikaze plane.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Computer File: CD [1 item] --
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [13 items] --
Photograph: Digital print [20 items] --
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Computer File: Floppy Disk [1 item] -- Electronic file of interview transcript
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor:
Judith Kent
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Flagler County Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/11173
Subjects:
Wadington, Edward
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Edward Wadington Collection
(AFC/2001/001/11173), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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