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William Thomas Leier's Military Records (Reconstruction)


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William Thomas Leier – Military Records Transcription


SSN: 133-14-2764

Address in 1942: 635 Franklin Ave., Brooklyn
(His father and stepmother, William and Lillian Leier, were living at 634 Franklin Avenue in 1942)

Army enlistment date: Oct. 31, 1942
Date of enlistment into active service: May 19, 1943
Army Serial Number: 12181882

Date of birth: August 16, 1913
Place of birth: Brooklyn, NY

Age at enlistment: 29 years, 2 months

Education: 8th grade – no high school.

Occupation from 1934 to 1942: Elevator Operator (weekly wage in 1942 was $13)

Marital status in 1942: Single; no dependents

Results of physical exam:
Four teeth missing lower left
Appendectomy scar 1925.

Left varicocele moderate - Varicocele is an abnormal enlargement of the veins in the scrotum. Symptoms include aching pain in the scrotum.

Dorsal Kyphosis – “hunchback

Height: 70 inches (5’10”)
Weight: 153
Waist: 31 inches
Frame: medium
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Complexion: Dark

Discharged December 22, 1943
Length of service: 14 months
Rank: Private
Assignment while enlisted: Medical Detachment (M7DS) #1 1321st SU
Type of discharge: Honorable/Disability

Disability: Deformity of trunk, dorsal lumbar with kyphosis and scoliosis; existed prior to enlistment.
Scoliosis – “curved spine”

Destination upon Discharge: 551 ˝ Greene Ave., Brooklyn, NY

(Note: The Greene Avenue address is about a mile away from the Franklin Avenue address where Bill was living when he enlisted. Both are in what is known today as the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.)






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