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Longshaw Kraus Porritt Collection

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Longshaw Kraus Porritt Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Longshaw Kraus Porritt
State of Birth:
CT
Home State:
CT
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1914-1918
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1917-1919
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
American Ambulance Field Service
Location of Service
France; Italy
Battles/Campaigns
Verdun, Piave, Vittorio-Veneto
Highest Rank
First Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
World War, 1914-1918
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1917-1917
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Corsair (SP 159); Naval Aviation Service
Location of Service
Connecticut; Atlantic Ocean; Bay of Biscay, France; Lacunae, France; Brest, France
Highest Rank
Quartermaster Third Class
Prisoner of War
No

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Civilian papers (certificates, forms, wills, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [4 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Creative works [9 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [7 items] --
Manuscript: Printed matter [18 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Artifact: Artifact photocopy or scan [17 items] -- Other
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Photographs
Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Photograph: Copy photographic print [272 items] -- Photographs
Contributor:
Eileen Hurst
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Central Connecticut State University
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/86295
Subjects:
Porritt, Longshaw Kraus
World War, 1914-1918--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
World War, 1914-1918--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Longshaw Kraus Porritt Collection
(AFC/2001/001/86295), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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