Hector McNeill joined the U.S. Navy in 1943. He qualified for the Marine Corps at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. He was sent to Camp Pendleton, California for further training, and then deployed to the Pacific Theater.
McNeill served as a Navy Corpsman, participating in the invasions of Saipan, Okinawa and Iwo Jima. He was in the Philippines preparing for the invasion of Japan when the war ended.
Transcsript Number 053
Title: Hector McNeill: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Hector McNeill
Interviewer: Paul Zarback
Date of Interview: March 7, 2001
Location of Interview: Whiteville, N.C.
Description: 1Mini-DV Cassette Tape (c. 51 min.) sd., col.
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience