Edgar Hinson served in the US Navy during WWII and attended boot camp training at Bainbridge, Maryland. He saw military action in the Pacific Theater at the Mapia Islands, Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippines, and Kerema Retta. Hinson received two Silver Stars and one Purple Heart. He was discharged in San Francisco, California. 

Transcript Number 100
Title: Edgar Hinson: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Edgar H. Hinson
Interviewer: Paul Zarbock
Date of Interview: December 4, 2001
Location of Interview: Whiteville, 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