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Robert R Powell

T/5 in Signal Co, Special

Military occupational specialty: 766 (radio operator, high speed, manual)


Born 1922

County of residence at enlistment: McCracken County, KY
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: sales clerks
Source: Unit Shipment 10143-D, 23d HQ, from la Havre 23 June 1945; WWII Army enlistment record;

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