Re: 4th Air Depot Group, 5th Air Force
Hi,Here is what I believe to be your father's partial enlistment information below the **** line.
Have you tried to send away for his records at the NPRC?If not, complete the Standard Form 180 in the link below.Hopefully he records did not burn in the fire of 1973.
Also, you might try contacting the State Archives of Alabama to see if they have any of his military information.Or the state/county where he settled after the war if not in Alabama.
If he collected VA benefits, they should have some military information.Also, if he was a member of the VFW, they may have some records.
There may be some helpful information within this link as well.
And this link is a month by month chronology of the 5th.Might find something in there.
Maybe others will provide other options to persue.Good Luck!!!
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 1409136914091369
RESIDENCE: STATE 41ALABAMA
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 101MONTGOMERY
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 4166MONTGOMERY ALABAMA
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 2121
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 0808
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 4242
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION PVT#Private
GRADE: CODE 8Private
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION AC#Air Corps
BRANCH: CODE 20Air Corps
EDUC. SPEC. ####
DEFER. DATE MONTH 0404
DEFER. DATE YEAR 6363
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL #Undefined Code
YEAR OF BIRTH 2121
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 1White, citizen
EDUCATION 44 years of high school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 580Mechanics and repairmen, airplane
MARITAL STATUS 6Single, without dependents
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 3Reserves - exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on active duty under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status)