Oral History Interview with Richard F. Williams, Sr.
Branch of Service
World War II and Korea
Dates of Service
November 1943 – June 1965
Richard Williams served as an E-7 Chief Hospital Combat Corpsman in the Navy during WWII. Williams landed on Okinawa on April 1, 1945 at the beginning of the battle that would last almost 3 months. He tended to wounded on the beach and assisted in setting up the field hospital in Buckner Bay. After serving in the Navy, Williams joined the Naval Reserves and served in Korea.
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Williams, Richard F. Sr., "Oral History Interview with Richard F. Williams, Sr." (2018). Veterans History Project Personal Narratives. 49.