FULL NAME:

James H. Duncan

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

38864108

  • DATE OF BIRTH: June 13, 1925
  • DATE OF DEATH: Alive
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Kalamazoo, Michigan

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    June 29, 1943
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Fort Custer Training Center, Michigan
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    38th Infantry Regiment
  • SUBUNIT:
    Company F, 2nd Battalion
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Technical Sergeant (T/Sgt.)
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Rhineland Campaign (15 September 1944 – 21 March 1945), ✭ Central Europe Campaign (22 March – 11 May 1945)

SUMMARY OF HIS SERVICE

James Duncan was born on June 13, 1925 in Madison, Wisconsin. In 1943, only one week after graduating from high school, James Duncan voluntarily decided to join the Army. During his training in the United States, James served first with the 26th Infantry Division and later he was transferred to the 63rd Infantry Division.

His training was ended during the Battle of the Bulge when the U.S. Army needed to transport new reinforcements to Europe. On February 10, 1945, as a 19-year-old Corporal, Jame Duncan joined Company F, 38th Infantry Regiment near Schöneseiffen, Germany.

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HONORED BY:

Tom Duncan, Son

NARA - Display Full Records

File Unit: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records)
in the Series: World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946. - Record Group 64 (info)

Brief Scope: This series contains records of approximately nine million men and women who enlisted in the United States Army, including the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

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