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William E Debnam

SGT in 603rd Engineer Camouflage Bn : HQ & Service Co

Military occupational specialty: 813


Born 1916 in NC

County of residence at enlistment: Duval County, FL
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: barbers, beauticians, and manicurists
Notes: "Deb"; Motor Sgt
Source: 603rd Camouflage Engineer Roster provided by W. Anderson; Unit Shipment 10143-B, 23d HQ, from le Havre 23 June 1945; HQ & Service Company List of Men and Jobs; WWII Army enlistment record; Fort Meade clipping from Harold Dahl; Photo Caption Seymour Nussenbaum Scrapbook

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