George Lavender joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 and attended boot camp at Great Lakes, Illinois. He served with a Naval Medical Corps with the 16th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion and the 5th Separate Medical Company. Lavender's military campaigns included American Samoa and Funafiti Island.

Transcript Number 081
Title: George Lavender: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: George W. Lavender
Interviewer: Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: September 15, 2001
Location of Interview: Wilmington, N.C.
Description: 1 Mini-DV Cassette Tape; sd., col.
+ 1 VHS Cassette Tape
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Veterans Oral History Preservation Project
Series: Voices of Experience