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Object Name Selective Service Record
Catalog Number X1994.63.194
Scope & Content Boswell, Edward Richard
Race: White
Present Address: 1815 Austin S., Houston, TX
Address on Entering Service: 11 E 3rd St., Newport, KY
Eyes: Blue
Weight:191 lbs.
Birth Place: Jackson, Miss
Birth Date:June 19, 1924
Married or Single:
U.S. Citizen: yes
Father's Name:
Mother's Maiden Name: Ida Mae Vaughn
Wife's Maiden Name:
Children's Names:
Date and Place of Induction or Enlistment: Aug 19, 1943; Cincinnati, OH
Date and Place of Separation: March 8, 1946; USN Spcen. Toledo, OH
Civilian: Landscaping
Education: 8 yrs elem
Service School Attended:
Highest Rank Held: Seaman 1c
Rank on Discharge:
Battles and Campaigns: NYS Great Lakes, Ill; USS Hornet; USS Wasp
Decorations and Citations: Victory Medal; Asiatic Pacific Medal- 8 stars; American Area Medal; Philippine Liberation- 2 stars; European African Middle Eastern Medal
Wounds Received in Action:
Total Length of Service: 2 yrs 4 mos 20 days
Continental Service:
Foreign Service: yes
Prior Service:
Reason and Authority for Separation: Honorable Separation
Collection Selective Service Records