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Scobie Wilcoxon

159th Combat Engineers Bn WWII

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Welcome to the forum, certainly glad to have you aboard here with us ! Be sure to type in the "159th" in the search box to see past posts about this unit on the forum. 

 

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I believe this is your great uncle's headstone, killed just one week before the end the end of the war in Europe. Very sad

 

Field Title Value Meaning
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 34820631 34820631
NAME PATTERSON#RALPH######### PATTERSON#RALPH#########
RESIDENCE: STATE 43 GEORGIA
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 111 FANNIN
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 4344 FT MCPHERSON ATLANTA GEORGIA
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 11 11
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 05 05
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 43 43
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION PVT# Private
GRADE: CODE 8 Private
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION NO# No branch assignment
BRANCH: CODE 02 No branch assignment
FIELD USE AS DESIRED # #
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
LONGEVITY ### ###
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 0 Civil Life
NATIVITY 43 GEORGIA
YEAR OF BIRTH 24 24
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 1 White, citizen
EDUCATION 0 Grammar school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 316 Farm hands, general farms
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 7 Selectees (Enlisted Men)
CARD NUMBER # #
BOX NUMBER 0853 0853
FILM REEL NUMBER 3.275 3.275

 

Also believe this is your great uncle in the WWII Enlistment Records, hope this has helped you some. Having his service number and date of enlistment can be very helpful in finding other records. Good luck with your search!

Randy

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Welcome to the forum. We're glad to have you here. As Randy stated, do type "159th" in the search box on the forum to see the pertaining posts regarding this unit. Will get you off to a good start.

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