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AaronsPaul DT/51925IANo376733193133rd Signal Service CoYesSGT in 1944 Christmas Programemployed at Stewart-Simmons Printing Company in Waterloo, and pressman for 26 years at Desaulniers Printers, Moline, IL. Died in 1982. Link to full bio here.Blackhawk County, IAWaterloo, IA; Davenport, IA3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program; Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA) obituary, 5/11/1982; Courier (Waterloo, IA) obituary, 5/14/1982
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AbbottJeromeT/51921NYradio operators3 years121837323133rd Signal Service CoYesBronx County, NYBronx, NY3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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AbrahamDarrellT/51913KSfarm hands, general farms377261183133rd Signal Service CoYesT/4 in 1944 Christmas ProgramWyandotte County, KSKansas City, KS3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program
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AbramsArthur RT/51909PAsemiskilled warehousing, storekeeping, handling, loading, unloading, and related occupations, n.e.c.4 years32848192603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo AYesPVT in June 1943Chemung County, NYYesPhoto of 603rd A Company, 13 May 1945; 603rd handwritten list; Teddy Katz Co A Roster; WWII Army enlistment record; 603rd roster in Seymour Nussenbaum's scrapbook, June 1943
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AccardiJosephPVT1916NYshipping and receiving clerksNo32862560339?406th Engineer Combat CoYesProm PVT to PFC per Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945Kings County, NYSpecial Order 19, 23d HQ, Camp Forrest, 7 April 1944; WWII Army enlistment record
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AdamsBurton E EMAJ34085023rd Headquarters CoYesBerkeley, CA; San Diego, CA in Pine Camp listRoster of 23d HQ officers, from family of Oscar Seale; Pine Camp, 18 Dec 1945
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AdrianceLeonard FYesPVT1922NJdecorators and window dressersNo12204320603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo B, HQ PlatoonYesT/5 in New York Area Leave ListComposed and wrote the music to a song entitled "What an Evening for Love" in 1940. Wrote three plays with his wife, with him composing the music. Member of Coral Springs Artists Guild, and had a one-show of his oil paintings in 1983. Died in 2011. Link to full bio here.Essex County, NJrecently in Newark, NJ; Coral Springs, FL603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; Company B Names and Addresses roster; South Florida Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL) article, 3/19/1987; Miami Herald (Miami, FL) article, 11/10/1983; Internet Archive list of copyrights for 1940
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AgnewPaul C1923NYforemen, n.e.c.1 year111202723133rd Signal Service CoYesWorcester County, MAPlattsburg, NYWWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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AhlsenRolf EYesPVT1911Sweden32903251603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service CoT/5 in Ancestry.comWorking for NY Daily News at the time he was drafted. Editorial cartoonist. Co-created a Sunday strip with Bill Kresse in the NY Daily News from 1968-1972 called "Super" Duper and another strip called "Scratch." Died in 1995. Link to full bio here.Phoenix, AZ603rd roster from Seymour Nussenbaum's scrapbook, June 1943; Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ) obituary, 2/21/1995; Bill Kress, Wikipedia
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AlbrechtAlbert RaymondCPL1924WI3132nd Signal Service Co2nd PlatoonYesSalesman for a variety of businesses from motor homes to industrial roofing. Continued in sales until he was 84 years old. Died in 2010. Link to full bio here.Three Rivers, WI; recently in Milwaukee, WIhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/al-albrecht.jpgW. Anderson Notes; Ghost Army roster by state; Post War Sonic List from Bill Anderson; bio info from The Ghost Army by Beyer/Sayles; photo from Albrecht Collection, GALP Archive; 1930 census; 1942 draft card; 2010 VA post; 2010 FindAGrave record; Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, 2010
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AliapoulosWilliam GYes1LT1917NHactors and actressesUNH 3 yearsUToledo11039048406th Engineer Combat CoYesASN 01100547 in Awards and Decorations; Bronze Star; GO #20, Hq 12th A Gp, 13 Nov 44. Heroic Services: Platoon Leader, France, 10-13 Aug 44.Rescued two children from their cribs in a tenement fire in Manchester, NH in 1939. Started out at Brookline (MA) Seminary, intending to be a Greek Orthodoxpriest but transferred to UNH. After the war, worked for engineering firm in Toledo, and finished his degree in mechanical engineering at UToledo at night. Died in 2008. Link to full bio here.Manchester, NH in 1942; Toledo, OH in 2003http://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/aliapoulos.jpg603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Roster of 23d HQ officers, from family of Oscar Seale; Awards and Decorations; 603rd reunion mailing list; Bernie Mason Company D Roster; Bernie Mason Company A, B Roster; Hartford Courant, 4/27/1939; 2008 obituary on ObitTree; photo from Rebh Collection, GALP Archive
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AllanDavidT/51907UKmiscellaneous servants, private familyNo32989833603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo AScotty in Company A photoNassau County, NYTravel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945; Photo of 603rd Company A, 13 May 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; Company A Roster
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AllardMaurice NPVT1923ND37560773339?406th Engineer Combat CoYesGrand Forks, NDSpecial Order 19, 23d HQ, Camp Forrest, 7 April 1944; WWII draft registration card
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AllenHallet1900NCNo6996622603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo B, HQ PlatoonYesBeaufort County, NCrecently in Harrisburg, PAYOU ON KP by Jack Masey; WWII Army enlistment record
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AllenRalph GPVT1922WVNo153366403132nd Signal Service Co4th PlatoonYesRoane County, WVrecently in Maple Heights, OHW. Anderson Notes; Sonic 4th Platoon, 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; Post War Sonic List from Bill Anderson
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AllenJames PT/53133rd Signal Service CoYesT/4 in 1944 Christmas ProgramAustell, GA3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program
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AllisonMorton JPVT36592846603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service CoYesListed as James Allison in one Nussenbaum Photo captionDetroit, MI (Banhof Flag)603rd roster from Seymour Nussenbaum's scrapbook, June 1943; Christmas 44 photos Nussenbaum Scrapbook
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AllshouseWilliam DPFC1925OHNo35233156603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo AYesOwner of Allshouse Carburetor and Ignition Service in Youngstown, OH. Moved to Santa Clara, CA in 1964; worked at Olinger Auto Repair and Friendly Motors before becoming a shop service writer at Hewlett-Packard's vehicle maintenance garage in Sunnyvale. Traveled by motor home in retirement. Died in 2020.Hart County, KYYoungstown, OH; Santa Clara, CA; Sunnyvale, CAPhoto of 603rd A Company, 13 May 1945; Teddy Katz Co A Roster; WWII Army enlistment record; The Vindicator (Warren, OH) obituary, 5/19/2020
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AlmondCharles T JrPVT1925VANo338427633133rd Signal Service CoYesHanover County, VARichmond, VA3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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AltmanIra (middle initial G? Banhof Flag)PVT1921NYprofessional occupations, n.e.c.3 years12126438603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo DYesHQ & Service, promoted to T/5 in Fort Meade clippingKings County, NY603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; Fort Meade clipping from Harold Dahl; Photograph 91-14 GALP archive
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AmadonCharles C1917RIsemiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractorNo1101124723rd Headquarters CoYesDied in 1988. Link to full bio here.Clayville, RIRoster of 23d HQ officers, from family of Oscar Seale; WWII Army enlistment record; FindAGrave
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AmborskiHerbert TPFC1914NYteachers (secondary school) and principalsFredonia State Teachers College 4 yearsFredonia State Teachers College12166163603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo D, 3rd PlatoonYesS/SGT; Bronze Star; GO #1, Sec II, Hq 12th A Gp, 6 Jan 45. Meritorious Service: Platoon Sergeant, France, 14 Jun-11 Jul 44BA Education, Fredonia State Teachers College, 1947. Treasurer of the college Art Club. President of NY State Poultry Association in 1956. Science teacher in the Lackawanna (NY) school system for 29 years. Bred and exhibited unusual breeds of poultry. Won an International Grand Champion award at a Canton (OH) show in 1956. Died in 1986. Link to full bio here.Erie County, NYLackawanna, NY in 1942http://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/amborski.jpg603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Awards and Decorations; WWII Army enlistment record; Bernie Mason Company D Roster; Dunkirk Evening Observer, 6/7/1947; ibid, 5/2/1934; The Sun and the Erie County Independent, 2/10/1966; Dept of Veteran Affairs BIRLS death file; photo from Dahl Collection, GALP Archive
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AmsdillGeorge APVT1922NYmachinistsNo420847893133rd Signal Service CoYesPFC in 1944 Christmas ProgramWorked as a warehouseman for Niagara Furniture 1951-1956. State employee 1959. Equipment operator 1960. May have also been a police officer in Lewiston, NY. Died in 1982. Link to full bio here.Niagara County, NYLewiston, NYhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/amsdill.jpg3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program; Lewiston city directories; McCormick vs. State of NY (1962); photo courtesy of 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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AndereggJohn Swift Jr "Jack"T/51924PAforemen, n.e.c.MIT 1 yearMIT111216773133rd Signal Service CoYesMIT, 1949. Was an "intuitive mechanic," a traveling salesman for American Wire, an engineer with Draper Lab, and an open wheel auto racing enthusiast. Later in life he also studied blacksmithing in NC. In 1955 was one of the founders of Dynamics Research Corp; president and chairman, 1955-1986. Died in 2015. Link to full bio here.Hudson County, NJColonia, NJhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/anderegg.jpg3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; obituary with CapeNews.net, 8/10/2015; photo from MIT yearbook, 1949
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AndersStanley S JrPVT1925PANo338276373132nd Signal Service Co4th PlatoonYes"Bim"; Lt Syracuse's point driver, "Great Hoopster"Montgomery County, PANorristown, PA in 1944W. Anderson Notes; 3132 Caption List; Sonic 4th Platoon, 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; Post War Sonic List from Bill Anderson; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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AndersonWilliam John IIPFC1924OHNoyes; school unknown35049197650telephone switchboard operatorSignal Co, SpecialInst & Maint; Telephone & WireYesASN 35536963 links to James A. Updike on fold3; PVT on Signal Company Special Roster, 20 Oct 1944Degree in electrical engineering; designed secret pieces of military hardware for a variety of companies. Collected rosters, photos and other info and donated to GALP. Died in 2022. Link to full bio here.Portage County, OHNew Milford, OH; Emporium, PA (1950s, Martin spreadsheet); Kent, OH in 2019; also MA and CAhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/bill-anderson-portrait.jpgUnit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; WWII draft card; Rick Beyer; 1924 Ohio birth index; 1942 draft card; 1994 US public record index; Cleveland website, 10/25/2009; Kent Record-Courier, 12/16/2013; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era; bio info from The Ghost Army by Beyer/Sayles; photo from Anderson Collection, GALP Archive
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AndersonJoe KT/51919TXNo18016558740radio operator, intermediate speedSignal Co, SpecialRadio CYesGhost Army roster by state says Santa Fe, NMCallahan County, TXUnit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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AndersonJames ThomasT/41923VAfarm hands, vegetablesNo3248785314automotive mechanic, second echelon406th Engineer Combat CoYesHe was working for Eastern Shore Public Service Company when he was drafted. He worked as an auto mechanic in the 406th. He worked many jobs after the war, including service manager at a Ford dealership. Link to full bio here.Kent County, DEDover, VAYeshttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/tanderson.pngSpecial Order 19, 23d HQ, Camp Forrest, 7 April 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; photo from Bay to Bay News story; 1940 census; 1942 draft card; 1945 US WWII Young American Patriots, 1941-1945; 1950 census; 1993 US Public Records Index for Delaware; Bay to Bay News, 4/21/2022; WMDT, 4/21/2022; notes from daughter Cathy Anderson Snyder, 2022; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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AndersonAustin AT/5368910653132nd Signal Service Co4th PlatoonYesW. Anderson Notes; 3132 Caption List; Sonic 4th Platoon, 1944
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AndersonPetePFC372196643132nd Signal Service CoYesTravel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945
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AndersonDonald WT/53133rd Signal Service CoYesT/4 in 1944 Christmas ProgramMinneapolis, MN3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program
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AndersonHarold TSGT3275416659foreman, construction406th Engineer Combat CoYesSpecial Order 19, 23d HQ, Camp Forrest, 7 April 1944; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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AndersonEric RPFC603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo DBridgeport, CT in 1942603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Bernie Mason Company D Roster
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AndersonJamesSGT603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service Co603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson
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AndreAlexander GeorgeYesPVT1911Denmarkdesigners1 year32335539603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo CNo?transferredSelf employed textile designer. Died in 1964. Link to full bio here.Kings County, NY603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; Company C roster; WWII draft card; FindAGrave
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AndrewsJames DT/51924CanadaNo328441183132nd Signal Service Co4th PlatoonYesquiet soldier of security platoon, carpenter; deceased by 2003Niagara County, NYW. Anderson Notes; 3132 Caption List; Sonic 4th Platoon, 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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AndrewsElwood R2LT1911NJlocomotive engineers1 year20250961603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo DYesIn Co C roster, replaced RaynorRichmond County, NYhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/andrews.jpeg603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Roster of 23d HQ officers, from family of Oscar Seale; 603rd Company C handwritten roster; WWII Army enlistment record; Company C roster; photo courtesy Andy Andrews
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AnkromVirgil DT/43722321014automotive mechanic, second echelon23rd Headquarters CoYesUnit Shipment 10143-A, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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ApicellaCarl603rd Engineer Camouflage Bn603rd HQ CompanyYesEarlier in Company D?Photo caption in Seymour Nussenbaum scrapbook; Notes provided by family of Harold Dahl
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ArboHoward JPVT1919MEsemiskilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehicles1 year31150717603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo ACumberland County, ME603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record
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ArcherEdmund MinorYesPVT1904VAartists, sculptors, and teachers of artArt Students League 4 years32523166603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service CoNoFirst one-man show at a gallery in Boston in 1929; won Corcoran Gallery bronze medal in 1930. Named assistant, and laterassociate) curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and worked there until 1940. The subject of the vast majority of his work was the black American. One of his works was chosen to be exhibited, representing Virginia, at the NY Worlds Fair in 1939. In 1939 he painted a Hopewell, VA post office mural commissioned by the federal government. After the war, he worked on maps for the US Coast and Geodetic survey. Instructor at Corcoran School of Art and George Washington University. Retired in 1968; died in 1986. Link to full bio here.New York County, NYhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/archer.jpg603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; Dictionary of Virginia biography; Smithsonian National Postal Museum; FindAGrave; photo courtesy of Justin D. Haren
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ArenaDomenicoPVT1908ItalyplasterersNo32350291603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo ANoDied in 2007. Link to full bio here.New York County, NYItalyhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/arena.png603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; 1913 immigration record; 1915 NY state census; 1920 shipboard manifest; 1925 NY state census; 1927-1929 declaration and petition for citizenship; 1940 draft card; 1951 shipboard manifest; 2007 VA death record; 2007 Social Security applications and claims index; 2007 Social Security death index; photo from Arena family tree on Ancestry (1952)
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ArmstrongEdgar MPFC603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo A603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson
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ArnettWalter WendellYesPVT1912KYartists, sculptors, and teachers of artGeorgetown College (KY); Art Academy of Cincinnati; Advertising Art School (Nashville TN)14158813603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo CYesfinal rank T/5Cartoonist. Staff artist for Louisville Courier Journal in 1945 until his retirement in 1977. Died in 1998. Link to full bio here.Davidson County, TNSalyersville, KY; Louisville, KYhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/arnett.png603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; 603rd reunion mailing list; bio info from The Ghost Army by Beyer/Sayles; photo courtesy of Arnett family; 1930 census; 1940 census; Courier Journal, 1946, 1959, 1998; 1998 FindAGrave; 1998 Social Security death index; 1998 VA death record; 1998 US Veterans' Gravesites; Ghost Army Days of Walter Wendell Arnett edited by son John Arnett; John Arnett
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ArnofskyJack3132nd Signal Service CoYesArinosky in 3132 Caption List; owned shoe store in Pueblo; deceased by 2003Pueblo, CO in 19443132 Caption List; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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ArnoldClarence B JrT/53133rd Signal Service CoYesLynchburg, VA3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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AsheCharles J2LT1921MO2 years170642893133rd Signal Service CoOfficerYes1LT in 1944 Christmas ProgramJackson County, MO3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program
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AtchisonLolen EPVT1919ALgeneral farmersNo34399294121utility repairman406th Engineer Combat CoYesProm PVT to PFC per Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945Jefferson County, ALSpecial Order 19, 23d HQ, Camp Forrest, 7 April 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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AtkinsonEliot HeathYesPVT1907MAartists, sculptors, and teachers of artHarvard 4 years
Art Students League; New School of Social Research
11088515603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo D, 1st PlatoonYesGraduated from Harvard in 1929 with a BA in art history. He spent a year or two as a migrant worker, riding the rails on a wheat harvest in shucking and thrashing season, and a lumber camp in MN. When he returned to Boston, he worked as a bank manager, sold oil burners and real estate, and painted and played jazz piano. After the war he settled in Amagansett, Long Island where he was active in an artistic group that included Jackson Pollock and Wilhelm de Kooning. He was also editor of Bonacker, a collection of sketches and creative writing. He studied at the Art Students League in NY and at the New School of Social Research, and played piano professionally with a jazz band for a while. He painted in a style he called "Loopism," abstract impressionism based on the loop. He taught drawing, painting and composition at Norton Gallery and School of Art in West Palm Beach, FL in the 1950s, and exhibited his paintings in several local shows/galleries. In the 1960s he taught art at Mercer County Community College in NJ. Died in 1982. He was the uncle of actor Sam Waterston. Link to full bio here.Norfolk County, MABrookline, MA in 1942http://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/atkinson.jpeg603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; Bernie Mason Company D Roster; Boston Globe obituary, 12/17/1982; Trenton (NJ) Evening Times, 7/11/1965 and 6/23/1968; Miami Herald, 5/21/1978; photo from Dahl Collection, GALP Archive
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BabingtonLesterSGT1919OHsemiskilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehiclesNo35026638603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo A, Medical DetYesPortage County, OH603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record
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BachmanHenry RT/51919NJunskilled mechanics and repairmen, n.e.c.No20223558776radio operator, low speedSignal Co, SpecialRadio CYesHudson County, NJUnit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BagbyLT603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo ACompany A Roster
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BaileyJohn DT/41922PANo332425533132nd Signal Service Co2nd PlatoonYesmiddle initial from WWII Army enlistment record; good baseball player; never located, (night guard?)enlisted in Harrisburg, PAW. Anderson Notes; 3132 Caption List; Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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BaileyEverett MPFC38573105345truck driver, light23rd Headquarters CoYesNARA has this ASN assigned to CouchFCharlesSearcy County, ARUnit Shipment 10143-A, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; Ghost Army roster by state; NARA WWII Army enlistment record; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BaisdenFrank Mathis JrYesCPL1904GAteachers (secondary school) and principalsPennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 4 years14134527603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo DNograduated from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia; studied on scholarship in France, Italy and England for about 4 months around 1925; head of art dept at University of Chattanooga in 1928; 1929: "one of the outstanding members of the younger American artists"; spent 1931-1932 in Europe, Turkey, Egypt and Spain, bicycling around France, studying architecture and making art; established a school for artists in TN in 1934; worked in gouache, oil, watercolor, silkscreen prints; wax gravures; created paintings and murals; died in 1998. Link to full bio here.Hamilton County, TNCovington, KY; Chattanooga, TN; Mexico City; Roseland, FLhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/baisden.png603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; Bernie Mason Company D Roster; Chattanooga Daily Times, 9/8/1929; Chattanooga News, 8/20/1931; Chattanooga News, 7/27/1934; Chattanooga Daily Times, 4/4/1952; Chattanooga Daily Times, 7/12/1953; Chattanooga Daily Times, 9/13/1961; Chattanooga Times Free Press, 11/22/1998 (obituary); Harold Dahl letters at GALP website; photo from Chattanooga Daily Times, 8/23/1942
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BakstJulius WolfgangPVT1910NYboarding-house and lodging-house keepersNo32541826603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo BYesA/K/A Bokst; Co A in photo; From PVT to PFC per Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945Worked as a house painter and a renting agent before the war. Died in 1993. Link to full bio here.New York County, NYGreat Neck, Long Island, NY in 1958 until his deathYes603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Photo of 603rd Company A, 13 May 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; Company A Roster; 603rd handwritten list; 1930 census; 1940 census; city directories for Great Neck; VA death record
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BaldassareAugustine JPVT1919NHsemiskilled painters, construction and maintenanceNo31110713603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo AYesA/K/A Baldassare Augustus J; From PVT to T/5 per Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945Coos County, NHYes603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; 603rd handwritten list
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BaldwinLeroy D1925OHNo350606743132nd Signal Service CoT&M PlatoonCuyahoga County, OH3132 Caption List; WWII Army enlistment record
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BallBradbury H1921NYcooks, except private familyNo32658072603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo DNew York County, NYNew York, NY in 1942Company D Names Only Roster; WWII Army enlistment record; Bernie Mason Company D Roster
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BallardJesseT/53133rd Signal Service CoYesLouisville, KY3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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BarbaCarl1918PAsemiskilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehicles3 years130565313132nd Signal Service CoYesenlisted in Wilkes Barre, PArecently in Jupiter, FL3132 Caption List; WWII Army enlistment record; Post War Sonic List from Bill Anderson
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BardEdward GT/51911PAclerks, general officeNo337715423133rd Signal Service CoYesCumberland County, PAShippensburg, PA3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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BarelaAbelicio BacaT/41918NMclerks, general office1 yearNM State Univ,; NM Tech; St. Joseph's College3807179723rd Headquarters Co??Clerk/typist in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Bernalillo, NM before the war; bachelor's degree in agriculture from NM State University; graduate study at NM Tech and St. Joseph's College. He was a teacher for 15 years, and then worked for the FHA for 25 years. After his retirement, he worked part time as a crossing guard. Died in 2009. Link to full bio here.Sorocco County, NMAlbuquerque, NMTravel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; Albuquerque Journal, 8/2/1943; obituary on tributes.com, 10/30/2009; Albuquerque Journal, 7/29/1995
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BaroneMaurice JPVT3277070735carpenter, heavy construction406th Engineer Combat CoYesSpecial Order 19, 23d HQ, Camp Forrest, 7 April 1944; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BarrettJames V3132nd Signal Service Co2nd PlatoonYesoriginal 3132 cadrerecently in Bayonet Point, FLW. Anderson Notes; Post War Sonic List from Bill Anderson; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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BarrieCharles FSGT3133rd Signal Service CoYesKalispell, MT3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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BartholomeyThomas AT/41913MDstock clerks3 years33553385405clerk-typistSignal Co, SpecialHQYesCPL on Signal Company Special Roster, 20 Oct 1944Baltimore, MDUnit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; Ghost Army roster by state; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BartonDanielSGT1922NYdraftsmen3 years328243653132nd Signal Service Co4th PlatoonYesA/K/A Bartin; a good candidate for West Point; my most admired 3132 soldier! Should have gone to West Point to become a generalNew York County, NYLong Island, NY in 1944W. Anderson Notes; 3132 Caption List; Sonic 4th Platoon, 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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BaschSheldon DonaldYesSGT1923NYPratt32705465603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo CStudent at Pratt Institute; worked in advertising on the creative side; incorporated Basch Advertising, a commercial advertising firm, in 1961. Owned a plane. Retired to Boca Raton, FL in 1993. Died in 2009. Link to full bio here.East Meadow, NY; Palm Beach, FL; Boca Raton, FL in 2002Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945; Ghost Army roster by state; 603rd reunion mailing list; Company D With Addresses Roster; WWII draft registration card; US Civil Aircraft register; FindAGrave
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BealWilliam RSGT603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service CoYesBroadway (NY? Banhof Flag)603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Photograph 91-14 GALP archive
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BeallErasmus Theophilus JrYesPVT1912GAartists, sculptors, and teachers of artNo17059154603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo D, HQ PlatoonYesS/SGT in New York Area Leave List; Purple Heart; GO #34, HQ SP TRS, 12th A Gp, 4 Apr 45. Enemy Action, 13 Mar 45. Pickard, Germany.Display director at Harzfeld's, a high-end women's and children's clothing store, for 33 years. Taught classes at Kansas City Art Institute, created campaigns for Revlon, and judged art displays at the 1939 World's Fair. Died in 1979. Link to full bio here.Jackson County, MODawson, GA in 1942http://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/beall.jpg603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Awards and Decorations; WWII Army enlistment record; Bernie Mason Company D Roster; "Harzfeld's: A Brief History" (2009); Ancestry; photo courtesy Ryan Lowery, Patriot Preservation LLC
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BeardWilliam ECPL603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service Co603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson
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BeardGeorge KPVT38433319641field linemanSignal Co, SpecialInst & Maint; Telephone & WireYesPFC in Signal Company Special Roster, 20 Oct 1944Arlington, TXUnit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; Ghost Army roster by state; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BeatoCarl JuliusYesCPL1912PAartists, sculptors, and teachers of artCarnegie Tech 4 years33170661603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service CoNo?Graduated from Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh; he studied sculpture there, while working at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. At the museum, he worked as assistant to Ottmar von Fuehrer, the staff artist at Carnegie Tech, from 1935-1939, and then as preparator and sculptor in vertebrate paleontology in 1940-1942. He assisted with the development of dioramas for the Arizona Desert Group and also prehistoric Pennsylvania. In 1938 he created a sculpture of a man on horseback entitled "The Last Arrow," made of a quarter mile of wrapped galvanized wire. He enlisted in 1942 and was in the Army for almost four years, half in active foreign service. He was in the OSS (a wartime intelligence agency) for at least part of the time. After the war he took a job at the Naval Intelligence Support Center in MD where he worked as a catographic engineer, and became chief of the Terrain Models division. Retired in 1977, died in 1992. Link to full bio here.Westmoreland County, PAForest Hills, MDhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/beato.png603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Botany Hall website; Pittsburgh Press, 2/13/1938; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4/16/1940 and 6/1/1940; WWII compensation record; Naval Training Bulletin, 1949; Family Tree genealogy; Washington Post obituary, 12/23/1992; OSS personnel file on archives. gov; photo courtesy Pitssburgh Post-Gazette on Newspapers .com
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BeaverAdamSGT3132nd Signal Service CoYesS/SGT in 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names; full blooded American Indian; had a restaurant after the war; good mess sgt.Flushing, NYW. Anderson Notes; 3132 Caption List; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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BeckClareMAJSpecial Plans Branch, 12th US Army GroupRick Beyer
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BeckerT/4Army Experimental Station at Pine Camp9402 Technical Service Unit, Signal Corpsradio call number W1NDJhttps://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-DX/QST/40s/QST-1945-09.pdf
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BeckwithEdmund JPFC1925IDNo399263453133rd Signal Service CoYesT/5 in 1944 Christmas ProgramTwin Falls County, IDTwin Falls, ID3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program
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BeckwithRichard ESGT603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service Co603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson
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BedoreLester LPFC3133rd Signal Service CoYesT/5 in 1944 Christmas ProgramFlint, MI3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program
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BeelerJohn LSGT603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo B603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson
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BelcherTheron AltonPFC1909KYskilled asbestos and insulation workersNo34880027603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo B, 4th PlatoonYesworked for Cramer Concrete in Mossville, IL and as a school janitor. Died in 1998. Link to full bio here.Cheatham County, TNEast Peoria, IL; Akron, OHhttp://www.ghostarmylegacyproject.org/uploads/5/3/9/6/5396845/belcher.jpgYOU ON KP by Jack Masey; WWII Army enlistment record; Company B Names and Addresses roster; Peoria Journal Star obituary, 1/7/1998; 1945 photo of Theron and first wife Velmer, from Ancestry
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BelcherWilliam JPVT1910PAsemiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractorNo331822993132nd Signal Service Co4th PlatoonYes"Another Half Track Man"; drove half track 5 campaignsPhiladelphia County, PAW. Anderson Notes; 3132 Caption List; Sonic 4th Platoon, 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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BeldyEdward FT/532700736776radio operator, low speedSignal Co, SpecialRadio AYesUnit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BellBenjaminT/53133rd Signal Service CoYesPVT in 1944 Christmas Program3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program
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BenceRonald F1913NYretail managersNo122013913132nd Signal Service CoT&M PlatoonYesLt. Manser's driver; in construction industry after the war; nice mature man; "old guy"Jefferson County, NYAlbany, NY in 1944W. Anderson Notes; 3132 Caption List; WWII Army enlistment record; Post War Sonic List from Bill Anderson; 3132 Pine Camp Photo Names
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BenedictMark HT/51925IDtelegraph operatorsNo399263343133rd Signal Service CoYesElmore County, IDNampa, ID3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum
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BenenatiThomas CPVT1924NYNo32862840189rigger406th Engineer Combat CoYesKings County, NYSpecial Order 19, 23d HQ, Camp Forrest, 7 April 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BennerRobert LPVT603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service CoYesSimsbury, PA (Banhof Flag)603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Photo Caption Seymour Nussenbaum Scrapbook;
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BennettFranklinCPL603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo B603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson
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BennettJamesPFC38503821521basic, administrationSignal Co, SpecialHQYesPVT on Signal Company Special Roster, 20 Oct 1944Unit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BergPhillips W2LT1923ILforemen, n.e.c.1 year153124453133rd Signal Service CoOfficerYesCook County, ILChicago, ILWWII Army enlistment record; 3133rd roster from 10th Mountain Division Museum at Fort Drum; AES 1944 Christmas Dinner Program
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BergenLeonard LPFC1910NJsemiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractorNo42107030603rd Engineer Camouflage BnCo BMiddlesex County, NJPine Camp leave roster, 29 Aug 1945; WWII Army enlistment record
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BergerSanford VPFC1922OHsemiskilled occupations in manufacture of electrical machinery and accessories, n.e.c.2 years151346543133rd Signal Service CoYesCuyahoga County, OH3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record
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BerkenkotterArthur BT/31921NENo17041384648radio repairmanSignal Co, SpecialRadio HQYesDouglas County, NEOmaha, NE (1950s, Martin spreadsheet)Unit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BerlinFred VPFC1917PAskilled occupations in the manufacture of miscellaneous productsNo33607661521basic, administrationSignal Co, SpecialYesColumbia County, PAUnit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; WWII Army enlistment record; Ghost Army roster by state; https://militaryyearbookproject.com/references/old-mos-codes/wwii-era/army-wwii-codes/army-mos-codes-wwii-era
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BernhardEdward VSGT603rd Engineer Camouflage BnHQ & Service Co603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson
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BernhardtEdward CPFC1920ILNo160711703133rd Signal Service CoYesCook County, IL3133rd Program, 15 Sept 1944; WWII Army enlistment record