Skip Navigation and Jump to Page Content    The Library of Congress >> American Folklife Center  
Veterans History Project (Library of Congress) ABOUT  
SEARCH/BROWSE  
HELP  
COPYRIGHT  
Home » Full Description

Shelton J. Gautreaux Collection

{ }
Shelton J. Gautreaux Collection

Biographical Information

thumbnail of Gautreaux, Shelton J.
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
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
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
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
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
 

 

Home » Full Description
  The Library of Congress  >> American Folklife Center
  October 26, 2011
  Legal | External Link Disclaimer Need Help?   
Contact Us