My uncle had a stroke. He is in hospital, and maybe not doing well. They cannot do MRI as they say there is metal in his head/brain. I am his nephew, so not direct relative. However, if you tell me what to do, I can forward info to his kids. If this helps, what I know is William Albert Murphy, Jr. Korean war, Military Police (from what I know, he… Show more
I am trying to locate the archival records of the 414th Bomb Squadron (97th Bomb Group) to continue my research into may father, Capt/Maj Marvin M. Waldroup Jr. who was shot down on August 27, 1943 over Rimini, Italy in the B-17F (42-30705) named the "Ther-N-Bak" - one of two B-17s so-named. He was one of two survivors and was captured and… Show more
George, Was able to find information on your father in the Army Registers. He was issued AM, OLC, PH, looks like he spent some time in the service. Captured and took prisoners in 1943 Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12. Hope you could look at the following might be able to order reports from…
Hello NARA, I'm having troubles on my grandfather's brothers WD-AGO discharge papers says he was discharged with the above unit 499th AAA Gun BN. I have been told that this unit was disbanded in 1943. Was told by St. Louis that I should take the unit on the discharge and move backwards to find out what unit he transferred from prior to being… Show more
Is there a Union soldier named Augustus Lewis listed? Thank You
Can I find more info about my Canadian-born great-grandfather's in his US naval records? I'm wondering if my great-grandfather's naval enlistment will have required additional info because he declared himself born in Nova Scotia, Canada. And would this be in the Washington DC archive location? David A. Taylor enlisted May 1, 1883, placed on the… Show more
Hello- Not sure if this is the spot to ask, but thought I'd give it a shot. : ) My mom lives in Fletcher Hills (Annette Way, El Cajon, CA 92020) in a home which was built in the 1950’s. I was in her yard digging, getting ready to put in a new fence. I was removing some old bricks which were about 8” wide. I dug down about 12” and hit… Show more
I have two brothers who were in WWII - cannot locate or find their military information - checked with St. Louis, MO and due to fire there is no information - am looking for anything that can assist - would like a picture of each of them and the regiments they were with - I do have their military ID numbers - Can you assist?
Patricia, What organization have you sent letters too, and what information do you have that might suggest that he was in the hospital was it a personal letter written by him. Also it's going to be very hard to find any Army rosters from 1944-1946 they were all destroyed in accordance to laws back then. Thanks, Elliot Schneider
Anyone know how to obtain a list of the people that got the Purple Heart during Vietnam?
Gina, Here is what I found, AF means AirForce he had to enlistments Name: Glen Mortensen Gender: Male Birth Date: 5 Jul 1938 Death Date: 2 Apr 2007 Cause of Death: Natural Branch 1: ARMY Enlistment Date 1: 22 Aug 1962 Release Date 1: 9 Aug 1965 Branch 2: AF Enlistment Date 2: 29 Sep 1966 Release Date 2: 31 Jul 1984
Hello NARA, Looking for secondary or additional resources that may be searchable with the NPRC. Looking to determine if my father completed CGSC. Obtained his records & shows in 1972 from Fort Leavenworth that he completed 50 percent of the course material. Also letter from him to Reserve Components Personnel & Administration Center (RCPAC)… Show more
My name is Eric Cooper, and I am an intern working at the Livingston County War Museum in Pontiac, IL. I am currently creating an online database for the museum that will house pictures, videos, and audio files of all the items in the museum's collection. Attached is a photo of a WW1 veteran who served in the U.S. Army with the Headquarters… Show more
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I'm working on my family history, and I would like to recieve a copy of my grandfather's WWI records. The request form does not allow for me (his granddaughter) to ask.... WWI was quite some time ago and if I have the information they need to get the records, why, as a family member (direct descendant) can I not request for them???? Or is there… Show more