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Julius J Toth

2LT in 603rd Engineer Camouflage Bn : HQ & Service Co


Born 1915 in Paulsboro, New Jersey, Died 1993

United States Army, did not accompany the unit to Europe
Source: Travel Orders, 23d HQ, 29 August 1945

NOTE: I could find no record for either of the two ASN's in the GA roster.

Julius J. Toth was born on May 11, 1915 in Paulsboro, New Jersey. His parents had both been born in Hungary, and he was one of four children.

Julius married Dorothy Edna (last name unknown) in about 1938, and in 1940, when he filled out his draft card, he and Dorothy were living in Gibbstown, NJ, and he was working at the huge DuPont plant there.

His VA death record shows two sets of enlistment dates: March 15, 1943-March 18, 1945, and March 19, 1945-October 26, 1945. It is possible he was in the Army as early as 1940, since several of the family trees in which he appears identify a 1940 census record of him living in Army housing in Washington DC. (It identifies him as born in New Jersey, but does not have a middle initial. But there is no 1940 census record for him in New Jersey.) A Ghost Army roster lists his 1945 address as his parents' address in Paulsboro.

After the war, he and Dorothy divorced in 1946, and he married Ruth Seeber in 1947. Ruth had worked for the Red Cross in Europe during the war. They would go on to have two sons--Fred and Steve.

At some point, the family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina; Julius was employed as a maintenance supervisor at a textile manufacturing facility. (I think it likely that they moved while their sons were still in school, since both sons were still living in NC at the time of their mother's death in 2008.)

He died on March 12, 1993.


1940 census for his parents (matches address on GA-provided address)

1940 draft card

1947 marriage record

1993 VA death record

1993 North Carolina death index

1993 death certificate

2008 wife's obituary

updated: 3 months ago

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