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Shelton J. Gautreaux Collection

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Shelton J. Gautreaux Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Shelton J. Gautreaux
State of Birth:
LA
Home State:
LA
Gender:
Male
Race:
White

War or Conflict:
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1934-1938
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS New Orleans (CA 32)
Location of Service:
Norfolk, Virginia; East Coast; West Coast; South America; Hawaii; Alaska
Highest Rank:
Shipfitter Third Class
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1941-1941
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army
Location of Service:
Fort Ord, California
Highest Rank:
Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1945
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
LION 4 Navy 3205 (Land Invasion Operation Navy)
Location of Service:
Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California; Vallejo, California; San Pedro, California; Los Negros Island (Admiralty Islands); Pacific Theater
Highest Rank:
Chief Shipfitter
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The veteran repaired ships in the Admiralty Islands.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Tony Lupo
Contributor:
Tony Lupo
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/62068
Subjects:
Gautreaux, Shelton J.
--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Shelton J. Gautreaux Collection
(AFC/2001/001/62068), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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