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Re: ? About Searching for WWI, WWII Records

Hi Kim.

Is either of these men your relative? You can run your own search at www.nara.gov

Good Luck,

Lee

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File Unit Title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946
Data Table: ARMY SERIAL NUMBER ELECTRONIC FILE: MERGED PROCESSED FILE ENLISTMENT CARD RECORDS
Member of: Record Group 64: Records of the National Archives and Records Administration; Series: World War II Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002

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Record 1 of 2
Column Title Value Meaning Notes
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 34634389 View
NAME BALL JAMES W
RESIDENCE: STATE 45 MISSISSIPPI View
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 011 BOLIVAR View
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 4545 CP SHELBY MISSISSIPPI View
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 15 View
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 06 View
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 43 View
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION -VT# Undefined Code View
GRADE: CODE 8 Private View
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION NO# No branch assignment View
BRANCH: CODE 02 No branch assignment View
FIELD USE AS DESIRED # View
TERM OF ENLISTMENT 5 Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law View
LONGEVITY ### View
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 0 Civil Life View
NATIVITY 45 MISSISSIPPI View
YEAR OF BIRTH 22 View
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 2 Negro, citizen View
EDUCATION 0 Grammar school View
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 316 AUTOMOBILE SERVICEMAN View
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents View
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 7 Selectees (Enlisted Men) View
CARD NUMBER # View
BOX NUMBER 0829 View
FILM REEL NUMBER 3.251 View

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Record 2 of 2
Column Title Value Meaning Notes
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 33122311 View
NAME BALL JAMES W
RESIDENCE: STATE 33 VIRGINIA View
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 057 FAIRFAX View
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 3386 RICHMOND VIRGINIA View
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 05 View
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 12 View
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 41 View
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION PVT# Private View
GRADE: CODE 8 Private View
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION BI# Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA View
BRANCH: CODE 00 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA View
FIELD USE AS DESIRED # View
TERM OF ENLISTMENT 0 Undefined Code View
LONGEVITY ### View
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 0 Civil Life View
NATIVITY 32 PENNSYLVANIA View
YEAR OF BIRTH 17 View
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 2 Negro, citizen View
EDUCATION 2 2 years of high school View
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 999 Undefined Code View
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents View
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 7 Selectees (Enlisted Men) View
CARD NUMBER # View
BOX NUMBER 0613 View
FILM REEL NUMBER 2.277 View


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