Hello, With all the information provided by others, you might try to see if you can obtain his full military records. Google Standard Form 180 and fill in as much information as you can before submitting it. If he has any living siblings or if his wife is still living, have them sign it. If not, get the oldest and nearest relative of his to sign it and send that relationship information along with the letter. You may get a response of "burned in the fire" but that supposedly was from alpha H-Z. Also, if he had a military funeral, contact the funeral home and/or Sexton of the Cemetery as they may have some of his military records. If he was a member of a VFW or collected VA benefits, contact them as well. And you might be able to get his discharge papers if he registered them at the end of the war in the county/state where he settled down in. It is a great adventure to find this information. Good Luck!!
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