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Object Name Selective Service Record
Catalog Number X1994.63.173
Scope & Content Bloom, James Oliver
Race:
Present Address: Star Route, Ellicott City, MD
Address on Entering Service: Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD
Eyes: Grey
Hair:Blonde
Height:67"
Weight: 138 lbs.
Birth Place: Ellicott City, MD
Birth Date:Jan 28, 1923
Married or Single:
U.S. Citizen: yes
Father's Name: Johm Bloom
Mother's Maiden Name: Irene Harding
Wife's Maiden Name:
Children's Names:
Date and Place of Induction or Enlistment: Jan 10, 1945; Baltimore, MD
Date and Place of Separation: Nov 22, 1946; Ft George G. Meade, MD
Occupation
Civilian: Farm Hand
Military: Motor Transportation
Education: 7 elem; 1 high
Service School Attended: Army Auto-Maint School
Highest Rank Held: SGT
Rank on Discharge:
Battles and Campaigns: Sou Phillippines (Liberation)
Decorations and Citations: Army Occupation Medal (Japan), Good Conduct Medal; Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon; Phillippine Liberation Ribbon with 1 bronze star, WWII Victory Ribbon
Wounds Received in Action:
Total Length of Service: 1 yr 10 mos 13 days
Continental Service:6 mos 16 days
Foreign Service: 1 yr 3 mos 27 days
Prior Service:
Reason and Authority for Separation: Honorable Discharge
Collection Selective Service Records