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Frederick L Schmidt

T/5 in 603rd Engineer Camouflage Bn : Co C


Born 1922 in NY

County of residence at enlistment: Queens County, NY
Other residence(s): Jackson Heights, NY in 2002
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: skilled compositors and typesetters
College education before the war: 1 year
Notes: Rank changed from PVT in GA Roster to T/5 per New York Area Leave List
Source: 603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; WWII Army enlistment record; 603rd reunion mailing list; Company D With Addresses Roster; Company C roster

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