Interview with Albert Riley, September 13, 2003

Project: Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Albert Riley was born in Knott County, Kentucky on March 8, 1929. Riley was drafted into the military in 1952 and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He talks about his experiences at basic and advanced training and being on the front lines in Korea. He discusses being wounded during the war and receiving the Purple Heart for his service. He displays several photographs of himself taken during his time in the military and the medals and ribbons he received for his service.

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2012oh155_ochs057

Interviewee Name

Albert Riley

Interviewer Name

Dennis Fritz

Interview Date

2003-09-13

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Riley, Albert Interview by Dennis Fritz. 13 Sep. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Riley, A. (2003, September 13). Interview by D. Fritz. Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Riley, Albert, interview by Dennis Fritz. September 13, 2003, Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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