Interviewees

Hoe, III, Edward S.

  • College/Year: RC '41
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Hoe, III, Edward S. (June 22, 1999)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Theater(s): Pacific
  • US Army Division: 43rd Infantry
  • US Army Regiment: 103rd Infantry
  • US Army Battalion: 1st Battalion
  • US Army Company: C Company
  • Battle of Guadalcanal: Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Battle of Guadalcanal: Quote: "On the way over we had to stop at Guadalcanal. They needed some replacements. One of our ships had been sunk and there was a whole team that was going to Guadalcanal ... I think they only lost one man, he drowned, but the whole team ... they lost all their equipment and everything. So, they called us..."

Description:

Mr. Hoe served as an infantry officer in the PTO during World War II.