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Dear Ms. Terstriep,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Station Lists, 1942 - 1953 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917-1985 (Record Group 407) and found 27 lists of the Sixth Service Command during WWII. Camp Ellis, Illinois was part of the Army Service Forces, Sixth Service Command. The lists are generally monthly or biweekly. Each list is arranged by type of unit and thereunder in order by unit name or number. The nearest town is listed for each unit. Since the lists have not been digitized, you will need to physically go through the lists for units and where the units were stationed, then look at the records for each unit to determine how many soldiers were assigned to Camp Ellis. We also located 1 series and 7 file units that pertain to Camp Eliis in various record groups. For access to the station lists and these other records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at email@example.com.
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