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Benjamin Eugene Merrill Collection

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Benjamin Eugene Merrill Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Benjamin Eugene Merrill
State of Birth:
NC
 
 
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1937-1962
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS West Virginia (BB 48); USS Mahan (DD 364); USS Whipple (DD 217); USS C. K. Bronson (DD 668)
Location of Service
Pacific Theater; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Battles/Campaigns
Pearl Harbor
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran served in the Army prior to joining the Navy.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1937-1962
Highest Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
Unknown

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Contributor:
Sandra Arnold-Lawson
Contributor:
Sandra Arnold-Lawson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Collier County, Florida
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/42485
Subjects:
Merrill, Benjamin Eugene
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Benjamin Eugene Merrill Collection
(AFC/2001/001/42485), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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