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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

Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1941
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Fort Ord, California
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran repaired ships in the Admiralty Islands.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Contributor:
Tony Lupo
Contributor:
Tony Lupo
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/62068
Subjects:
Gautreaux, Shelton J.
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: 2015-02-04
 

 

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