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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
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
Prisoner of War:
Unknown
Service History Note:
Veteran served in the Army prior to joining the Navy.

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

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Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
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:   2/22/2013

 

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