Thank you very much for the information I really do appreciate you taking the time to answer. It sounds very difficult to research people in the Military and with all my other searches I don't think I would have the time to dedicate to it. Maybe if I knew for sure he was a relative I would invest the time but I must agree this is probably a son of one of my grandmothers friends. I just thought I would see what I could find out about him as I have a very nice photograph of him and I was very curious about it. There are a lot of secrets buried in my family's past and there are hardly any relatives left alive to ask about them so I thought this would be a good place to start with his information. If I ever find any indication that he is a relative I will remember you to get the WW2 number for his records but for now I will put his picture with the rest of the unknown people in my box of family pictures that my grandmother left me and attach your message to it so someday when my children are going thru it they can pick up where I left off. I must admit though as I look at his picture I wonder what he must have went thru over there and I feel so bad for his parents having their son taken so abruptly like that (something I hope to GOD I never have to experience) all I can say is GOD bless those men who served our country and lost there lives in doing so.