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Andy F. Aldridge Korean War collection

Andy F. Aldridge Korean War collection

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Finding aid for the Andy F. Aldridge Korean War collection

BC.KWP.27

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

October 5, 2009



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Aldridge, Andy F., 1928-
Title: Andy F. Aldridge Korean War collection
Dates: 1948-1957; 2005-2009
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an oral history interview with Andy Aldridge from October 5, 2009, as well as photographs and documents pertinent to his military service.
Identification: BC.KWP.27
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


Scope and Contents

The collection is a part of an ongoing Butler Center for Arkansas Studies project titled FORGOTTEN: The Arkansas Korean War Project. This initiative seeks to record the experiences of Arkansas's Korean War veterans through collection of documents, photographs, and oral history interviews.

This collection contains an oral history interview with Andy Aldridge from October 5, 2009, as well as photographs and documents pertinent to his military service.


Biographical Information

Andy F. Aldridge was born in Miller, Arkansas (Cleburne County), in 1928 and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in June of 1946. After being discharged in January of 1948 into the Inactive Reserves, Aldridge returned to Arkansas. In September of 1950, he was recalled for active duty and reported to Camp Pendleton, California, before continuing on to Korea. Aldridge served in the Korean War for nine months with the 3rd Battalion, 1st Regiment of the 1st Marine Division. He was wounded in action at Bunker Hill on September 15, 1951 and returned to the United States. He currently lives in North Little Rock, Arkansas.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Aldridge, Andy F., 1928-
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States
United States. Marine Corps. Marine Division, 1st.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access, except where noted.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Andy F. Aldridge Korean War collection, KWP.27, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Andy F. Aldridge, October 5, 2009


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