Interview with Elmer Joe Lovitt, May 5, 2003

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

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Elmer Joe Lovitt, born in Goldbug, Kentucky on August 19, 1930, served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Lovitt was drafted into the military in August 1951 and spent time in Japan and Korean. Lovitt trained at Parris Island, South Carolina and Camp Pendleton, Californai. Lovitt talks about being in three major battles while in Korea, he also talks about his experiences with prisoners of war and civilians. Lovitt was discharged in August 1953.

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2012oh143_ochs045

Interviewee Name

Elmer Joe Lovitt

Interviewer Name

Joseph Ward

Interview Date

2003-05-05

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Lovitt, Elmer Joe Interview by Joseph Ward. 05 May. 2003. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lovitt, E.J. (2003, May 05). Interview by J. Ward. Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lovitt, Elmer Joe, interview by Joseph Ward. May 05, 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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