How do I found WWII service records? I am looking for a record on my Great Grandfather George Oscar Richardson. Below is a info from Ancestry.com in the U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
|Name:||George O Richardson|
|Race:||White, citizen (White)|
|Nativity State or Country:||Massachusetts|
|State of Residence:||Maine|
|County or City:||Cumberland|
|Enlistment Date:||13 Apr 1942|
|Branch:||Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA|
|Branch Code:||Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA|
|Term of Enlistment:||Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law|
|Component:||Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of|
|Education:||4 years of college|
|Civil Occupation:||Paymasters, payroll clerks, and timekeepers|
|Marital Status:||Single, without dependents|
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If someone has a draft registration card, does that mean that person was drafted?
No, they would have been eligible for the draft, but most were not actually called up.