Skip to main content

Omar H Waters

T/4 in Signal Co, Special : HQ

Military occupational specialty: 14 (automotive mechanic, second echelon)


Born 1919 in GA

County of residence at enlistment: Fulton County, GA
Other residence(s): Ghost Army roster says Carroll County, GA; living in Temple, GA in 2002
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: semiskilled occupations in fabrication of metal products, n.e.c
Notes: Rank changed from T/5 in GA Roster to T/4 per Signal Company Special Roster, 20 Oct 1944
Source: Unit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from le Havre 23 June 1945; Letter from Cliff Simenson, 27 Dec 2002; WWII Army enlistment record;

Please Support Our Ongoing Efforts

The soldiers of The Ghost Army used inflatable tanks, sound effects, and imagination to fool the Germans on the battlefields of Europe. The Ghost Army Legacy Project is ensuring that these men and their accomplishments are never forgotten.

Give via credit card by clicking the yellow “Donate” button.

Or, send a check to:

Ghost Army Legacy Project
1305 S. Michigan Ave. #1104
Chicago, IL 60605

All donations are tax-deductible!