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Re: 37th Infantry Division-PTO, WW 2
Posted by: Andrea Hunting (ID *****1532) Date: July 14, 2011 at 17:46:46
In Reply to: Re: 37th Infantry Division-PTO, WW 2 by Aroha Gillibrand of 22578

Hi, Could this be his partial enlistment information below? Notice he was born in TN and enlisted in GA but that doesn't mean he wasn't part of the OH National Guard I don't think. Not an expert so check out the information below. If the information below is the Von M Fox you are looking for, you could try to obtain his military papers by submitting Standard Form 180 (google that). Hopefully his didn't burn in the 1973 fire. It takes a bit of time to receive the files if they do exist and if you aren't a direct relative, I believe there is a charge. And if it is him, you could try to obtain his discharge papers from the County Clerk and/or State Archives where he settled down in after the war. Hopefully he registered them with the clerk or state.

Not sure what all you are looking for so here are some other options. If he had a military funeral, contact the Sexton of the Cemetery and/or the funeral home that handled the burial as they may have some military paperwork. He died 9/4/1995 probably in TN....Knoxvillle, Knox County. You could try for an obit. Also try a VFW unit in the area and/or the VA if you know that he collected benefits. Hope some of this helps.

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER        34003591        34003591
NAME        FOX#VON#M###############        FOX#VON#M###############
RESIDENCE: COUNTY        093        KNOX
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY        06        06
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH        12        12
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR        40        40
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION        PVT#        Private
GRADE: CODE        8        Private
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION        BI#        Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
BRANCH: CODE        00        Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
FIELD USE AS DESIRED        #        #
TERM OF ENLISTMENT        0        Undefined Code
LONGEVITY        ###        ###
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL        0        Civil Life
NATIVITY        48        TENNESSEE
YEAR OF BIRTH        08        08
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP        1        White, citizen
EDUCATION        0        Grammar school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION        316        Farm hands, general farms
MARITAL STATUS        6        Single, without dependents

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