Photo of Llewellyn S. Knight on frigate manning a gun

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Llewellyn S. Knight on frigate manning a gun

Subject

WWII
World War II
U. S. Coast Guard
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Knight, Llewellyn S., Article on back of photo; "Coast Guardsman Llewellyn S. Knight, seaman first class, son of Mrs. E. A. French, 2032 North Monroe street, recently returned to the States after 10 months' duty aboard a coast guard-manned frigate which rescued seven army scouts trapped behind Japanese lines in the Philippines. Driving the ship's launch, the coast guardsmen accomplished their mission in the face of heavy enemy fire. Seaman Knight's ship also convoyed reinforcements to Leyte and helped to clear the sea lanes. Seaman Knight enlisted in July, 1942, and has been on active sea duty one year. He is a former employee of the Western Electric Co. in Illinois and Wisconsin."

Creator

U. S. Coast Guard

Source

unknown

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

2/17/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF449

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Files

AF449-WWII_KNIGHT, LLEWELLYN S, 2-17-1945.jpg

Citation

U. S. Coast Guard, “Photo of Llewellyn S. Knight on frigate manning a gun,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed April 3, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/629.