He was naturalized. I understood he left Hungary but I don't know whether or not he served there.I have checked Ellis Island however haven't been able to find anything there. According to my mother, they came on a cattle boat and I have no idea how that worked.The names you sent about the Handa name...Imre Handa was my grandfather on my father's side. Karoly was my uncle.My father came later. He had a brother and sister who remained in Hungary. They came from Tiszadob. I have records for them and the ships they arrived on.