John D. Curd [RG1546.AM]


RG1546.AM:  John D. Curd, 1923-2008


Amherst, Buffalo County, Nebraska:  Soldier

Size:  One folder


Born at Amherst, Nebraska, on January 18, 1923, John Davis Curd was the son of Thomas and Olive Curd.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Curd married Arlene McGinnis in Detroit, Michigan, on January 13, 1943.  After the war, the couple lived in Farmington, Michigan.  John D. Curd died on August 31, 2008.  He is buried in Glen Eden Memorial Park at Livonia, Michigan.


The collection consists of one folder containing typescript reminiscences of John D. Curd.  The reminiscences describe Curd’s service in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Curd describes various battles, including Midway, Santa Cruz and Coral Sea.  The reminiscences cover the time-period 1940-1946.


WWII reminiscences of John D. Curd


Subject headings:

Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942

Curd, John Davis, 1923-2008

Midway, Battle of, 1942


United States. Navy — Military life

World War, 1939-1945 — Campaigns — Solomon Islands — Santa Cruz Islands

World War, 1939-1945 — Naval operations, American


Revised TMM      08-17-2020


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