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James L Sanderlin

PVT in 406th Engineer Combat Co

Military occupational specialty: 78 (electrician)


Born 1924 in NY

County of residence at enlistment: Philadelphia County, PA
Other residence(s): Philadelphia, PA in 1942; Ghost Army roster by state says MI
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: salesmen, insurance
Notes: Prom PVT to PFC per Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945
Source: Special Order 19, 23d HQ, Camp Forrest, 7 April 1944; WWII Army enlistment record; Bernie Mason Company A, B Roster;

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