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Wednesday, May 03, 2006

WWII Army Enlistment: Toomers in NJ

Enlistment Details

The information below is from and Ancestry.com search, Toomer in New Jersey. The range of U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records is 1938-1946.


Index
Name Birth Year Nativity State Enlistment Date
Clarence P Toomer 1916 Florida 19 Mar 1941
John S Toomer 1919 Virginia 12 Jun 1942
Nathaniel Toomer 1926 Pennsylvania 17 May 1945
Robert R Toomer 1914 Florida 8 Jul 1942
Veronica M Toomer 1921 New Jersey 16 Sep 1942


Details
Name: Clarence P Toomer (son of Henry and Bertha Toomer)
Birth Year: 1916 Race: Negro, citizen ; Nativity State or Country: Florida ; State: New Jersey ; County or City: Camden ; Enlistment Date: 19 Mar 1941 ; Enlistment State: New Jersey ; Enlistment City: Trenton ; Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA ; Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA ; Grade Code: Private ; Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) ; Source: Civil Life ; Education: Grammar school ; Marital Status: Single, without dependents ; Height: 67 ; Weight: 148

Name: John S Toomer
Birth Year: 1919 ; Race: White, citizen ; Nativity State or Country: Virginia ; State: New Jersey ; County or City: Hudson ; Enlistment Date: 12 Jun 1942 ; Enlistment State: New Jersey ; Enlistment City: Newark ; Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA ; Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA ; Grade: Private ; Grade Code: Private ; 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: Selectees (Enlisted Men) ; Source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, after 3 months of Discharge ; Education: 1 year of high school ; Civil Occupation: Gager, Petroleum Products ; Marital Status: Single, without dependents ; Height: 69 ; Weight: 164

Name: Nathaniel Toomer (son of Henry and Bertha Toomer)
Birth Year: 1926 ; Race: Negro, citizen ; Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania ; State: New Jersey ; County or City: Camden ; Enlistment Date: 17 May 1945 ; Enlistment State: New Jersey ; Enlistment City: Camden ; Branch: No branch assignment ; Branch Code: No branch assignment ; Grade: Private ; Grade Code: Private ; 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: Selectees (Enlisted Men) ; Source: Civil Life ; Education: 2 years of high school ; Marital Status: Single, without dependents ; Height: 88 ; Weight: 666 (must be an error)

Name: Robert R Toomer (son of Henry and Bertha Toomer)
Birth Year: 1914 ; Race: Negro, citizen ; Nativity State or Country: Florida ; State: Pennsylvania ; County or City: Philadelphia ; Enlistment Date: 8 Jul 1942 ; Enlistment State: New Jersey ; Enlistment City: Camden ; Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA ; Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA ; Grade: Private ; Grade Code: Private ; 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: Selectees (Enlisted Men) ; Source: Civil Life ; Education: 2 years of high school ; Civil Occupation: Projectionist, Motion Picture or Stenographer or Teletypewriter Operator or Typist or Court Reporter or Stenotype Operator or Clerk-Typist ; Marital Status: Single, without dependents ; Height: 67 ; Weight: 142


Name: Veronica M Toomer
Birth Year: 1921 ; Race: White, citizen ; Nativity State or Country: New Jersey ; State: New Jersey ; County or City: Hudson ; Enlistment Date: 16 Sep 1942 ; Enlistment State: New York ; Enlistment City: New York City ; Branch: Womens Army Corps ; Branch Code: Inactive Reserve ; Grade Code: Aviation Cadet ; 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: Womens Army Corps ; Source: Civil Life ; Education: 4 years of high school ; Marital Status: Married ; Height: 79 ; Weight: 969 (must be an error)




Source Information:
National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

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