38th Infantry Division was a principal component of the Indiana National Guard both prior and subsequent to the war. In January 1941, the division was one of several ordered into Federal service for one year of active duty for training, which became "the duration plus six months" upon the U. S. entry into the war. The division served in the Pacific Theater.
The division's veterans association may be able to assist you in locating individuals who served with him:
38th Infantry Division Association 1791 Lockerbie Drive Columbus, Indiana 47203-4038
38th Infantry Division Association Post Office Box 41326 Indianapolis, Indiana 46241-1326