How can I find out what hospital I was born In when my father was stationed camp lejeune

My mother and father divorced when I was two and washed their hands of each other. They have both since passed on, and now I find it necessary to find out the hospital I was born in while he served.  It was in Onslow County in March of 1956.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  • If you don't have a copy of your birth certificate, order one from the State of North Carolina. It should list the hospital on it.

    You can do that here:

    https://vitalrecords.nc.gov/order.htm

    If it doesn't, there's a better than 90% chance that you were born in the US Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Back in those days, they didn't generally pay for you to go off post and had plenty of capability on post to provide those services.

    And yes, it's US Naval Hospital--the Navy provides the Marines all of their medical support.

    Hope that helps.

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