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WORLD WAR II

Benton County, Iowa residents who enlisted in
The Army Reserve Corps


These records have been extracted as presented by the NARA.
The records do not include all Army enlistees and do not include Navy or Marine Corps enlistees.

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ARMY                                                            ENLISTMENT DATE:                                                                        SOURCE OF ARMY                   YR OF    RACE AND                                                                                                                                                 FILM
SERIAL #   SURNAME      1st.NAME/MI    PLACE OF ENLISTMENT       DAY  MO  YEAR    GRADE:                  BRANCH:                                       PERSONNEL        NATIVITY        BIRTH    CITIZENSHIP       EDUCATION                  CIVILIAN OCCUPATION                                                  MARITAL STATUS                 BOX#    REEL#
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17105822   ALPERS       Robert H       Des Moines Iowa            11   7  1942    Private                 Ordnance Department                           Civil Life       Iowa             1922    White, citizen    4 years of high school     General farmers                                                      Single, without dependents      251    2.108
17066021   AULD         James A        Ames Iowa                  23   5  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1921    White, citizen    2 years of college         Actors and actresses                                                 Single, without dependents      246    2.103
17072736   BARR         Edward S       Des Moines Iowa            17   4  1942    Technician 4th Grade    Ordnance Department                           Civil Life       North Carolina   1916    White, citizen    2 years of high school     Semiskilled welders and flame cutters                                .                               247    2.104
17105821   BERGSTRAND   John A         Des Moines Iowa            11   7  1942    Private                 Ordnance Department                           Civil Life       Iowa             1922    White, citizen    1 year of high school      General farmers                                                      Single, without dependents      251    2.108
17097096   BRECHT       Marvin F       Des Moines Iowa             2   7  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1922    White, citizen    2 years of college         Unskilled occupations in manufacture of automobiles, n.e.c.          Single, without dependents      250    2.107
17085878   CHEHAK       Norbert V      Ames Iowa                   7  10  1942    Private                 Corps of Engineers                            Civil Life       Iowa             1921    White, citizen    2 years of college         Surveyors                                                            Single, without dependents      249    2.106
17111717   COOK         Chandler B     Des Moines Iowa            22   8  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1921    White, citizen    3 years of college         Unskilled occupations in manufacture of automobiles, n.e.c.          Single, without dependents      252    2.109
17097145   DAVIS        Burton M       Des Moines Iowa             7   7  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1922    White, citizen    1 year of college          Retail managers                                                      Single, without dependents      250    2.107
17105820   DULIN        Ray L          Des Moines Iowa            11   7  1942    Private                 Ordnance Department                           Civil Life       Iowa             1919    White, citizen    4 years of high school     Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor    Married                         251    2.108
17152212   DYAL         Earl J         Des Moines Iowa            27  11  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1924    White, citizen    4 years of high school     Unskilled occupations in fabrication of metal products, n.e.c.       Single, without dependents      257    2.114
17105813   ENGLEDOW     Wilbur E       Des Moines Iowa            10   7  1942    Private                 Ordnance Department                           Civil Life       Iowa             1915    White, citizen    Grammar school             General farmers                                                      Single, without dependents      251    2.108
17181314   EVANS        Harold L       Des Moines Iowa            30   1  1943    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1925    White, citizen    3 years of high school     .                                                                    Single, without dependents      260    2.117
17097324   FLECK        Glenn W        Des Moines Iowa             4   8  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1920    White, citizen    2 years of college         General farmers                                                      Single, without dependents      250    2.107
17085236   FRESE        Everette J     Cedar Rapids Iowa          23  10  1942    Private                 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA     Civil Life       South Dakota     1922    White, citizen    2 years of college         .                                                                    Single, without dependents      249    2.106
17065876   GOSS         Eugene L       Des Moines Iowa            11   5  1942    Private                 Signal Corps                                  Civil Life       Iowa             1920    White, citizen    4 years of college         Skilled occupations in production of bakery products, n.e.c.         Single, without dependents      246    2.103
17129852   GROVERT      Donald C       Cedar Rapids Iowa           4  12  1942    Private                 Signal Corps                                  Civil Life       Iowa             1923    White, citizen    1 year of college          .                                                                    Single, without dependents      254    2.111
17112128   GUSTAFSON    Alfred C       Des Moines Iowa            22   9  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1917    White, citizen    4 years of high school     General farmers                                                      Single, without dependents      252    2.109
17181433   HALL         Donald W       Des Moines Iowa             9   4  1943    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1925    White, citizen    4 years of high school     .                                                                    Single, without dependents      260    2.117
17085237   HART         Russell L      Cedar Rapids Iowa          24  10  1942    Private                 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA     Civil Life       Iowa             1922    White, citizen    3 years of college         .                                                                    Single, without dependents      249    2.106
17152619   KLINE        Charles E      Des Moines Iowa            31  10  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1922    White, citizen    2 years of college         General farmers                                                      Single, without dependents      257    2.114
17151602   KOZIK        Bernard F      Des Moines Iowa             5  12  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1923    White, citizen    1 year of college          .                                                                    Single, without dependents      256    2.113
17112679   KRAMER       Parke E        Des Moines Iowa             7  10  1942    Private                 Signal Corps                                  Civil Life       Iowa             1916    White, citizen    4 years of high school     Engineers, mechanical                                                Married                         252    2.109
17113182   KUEN         Vernon J       Des Moines Iowa            28  11  1942    Private                 Signal Corps                                  Civil Life       Iowa             1913    White, citizen    1 year of college          Barbers, beauticians, and manicurists                                Married                         252    2.109
16127369   LEBEDA       James F        Chicago Illinois           28   9  1942    Private                 Signal Corps                                  Civil Life       Iowa             1921    White, citizen    4 years of high school     Unskilled machine shop and related occupations, n.e.c.               Single, without dependents      223    2.8
17065796   MADESON      Dale L         Iowa City Iowa              7   5  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1923    White, citizen    1 year of college          Actors and actresses                                                 Single, without dependents      246    2.103
17181008   MILROY       Jack N         Boonville Missouri          5  12  1942    Private                 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA     Civil Life       Iowa             1923    White, citizen    1 year of college          .                                                                    Single, without dependents      260    2.117
17113306   MYERS        Presley H      Des Moines Iowa             7  12  1942    Technician 4th Grade    Ordnance Department                           Civil Life       Iowa             19 9    White, citizen    4 years of high school     Semiskilled mechanics and repairmen, n.e.c.                          Married                         252    2.109
17065779   NARBER       James R        Iowa City Iowa              5   5  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1922    White, citizen    2 years of college         Actors and actresses                                                 Single, without dependents      246    2.103
17156554   NAYLOR       Harold D       Ft Snelling Minnesota      21  11  1942    Private                 Signal Corps                                  Civil Life       Iowa             1911    White, citizen    2 years of college         Skilled linemen and servicemen, telegraph, telephone, and power      Married                         257    2.114
7170071    NVWLANU      Don O          Camp Dodge Herrold Iowa    17   4  1943    Private                 Philippine Scouts                             Civil Life       Iowa             1921    White, citizen    1 year of college          .                                                                    Single, without dependents      259    2.116
17086051   PETRO        Vernon L       Ames Iowa                  15  12  1942    Private                 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA     Civil Life       Iowa             1923    White, citizen    1 year of college          General farmers                                                      Single, without dependents      249    2.106
17065923   REMER        Richard H      Des Moines Iowa            16   5  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1923    White, citizen    2 years of college         Actors and actresses                                                 Single, without dependents      246    2.103
17152683   ROUSE        Robert L       Des Moines Iowa             4  11  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1922    White, citizen    3 years of college         .                                                                    Single, without dependents      257    2.114
7170162    SRAUER       Walter M       Camp Dodge Herrold Iowa    27   4  1943    .                       Philippine Scouts                             Civil Life       Iowa             1923    White, citizen    3 years of college         .                                                                    Single, without dependents      259    2.116
17082413   ST CLAIR     John N         Iowa City Iowa             13  11  1942    Private                 Inactive Reserve                              Civil Life       Iowa             1924    White, citizen    1 year of college          .                                                                    Single, without dependents      248    2.105
17119088   THOMPSON     William D      Des Moines Iowa            29   8  1942    Private                 Signal Corps                                  Civil Life       Iowa             1921    White, citizen    1 year of college          General farmers                                                      Single, without dependents      253    2.11
17119064   TOWNE        Paul M         Des Moines Iowa            28   8  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       California       1910    White, citizen    2 years of college         Farm hands, general farms                                            Married                         253    2.11
17112297   URICE        Logan K D      Des Moines Iowa             1  10  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1921    White, citizen    2 years of college         .                                                                    Single, without dependents      252    2.109
17119338   WALDORF      Horace C       Des Moines Iowa            10   9  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       South Dakota     1921    White, citizen    4 years of high school     Managers and officials, n.e.c.                                       Married                         253    2.11
17129934   WAYCHOFF     Walter F       Cedar Rapids Iowa          14  12  1942    Private                 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA     Civil Life       Iowa             1924    White, citizen    1 year of college          .                                                                    Single, without dependents      254    2.111
17097074   WEICHMAN     David E        Des Moines Iowa             1   7  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1921    White, citizen    3 years of college         Semiskilled occupations in production of bakery products, n.e.c.     Single, without dependents      250    2.107
17152203   WILSON       Robert L       Des Moines Iowa            27  11  1942    Private                 Air Corps                                     Civil Life       Iowa             1923    White, citizen    1 year of college          .                                                                    Single, without dependents      257    2.114
17082566   WYCKOFF      William H      Iowa City Iowa             12  12  1942    Private                 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA     Civil Life       Iowa             1924    White, citizen    1 year of college          .                                                                    Single, without dependents      248    2.105  

Source:   The National Archives Access to Archival Databases (AAD) - Record Group 64.
Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Reserve Corps Records)
in the Series: World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946.

Although incomplete, the records contain data for a majority of the enlistments in the United States Army during World War II. In general, the records contain the serial number, name, state and county of residence, place of enlistment, date of enlistment, grade, Army branch, term of enlistment, longevity, nativity (place of birth), year of birth, race, education, civilian occupation, marital status, height and weight (before 1943), military occupational specialty (1945 and later), component, and box and reel number of the microfilmed punch cards.


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