1947 — Milwaukee Wisconsin
Doug enlisted in the Navy "for the duration of the war". He was stationed on the sea bee construction crew at the New Hebrites Islands in 1945. The war was heating up and the crew was on the way to Japan to fight. They woke the crew up after midnight and said the war was over. (not sure of the date). They were then dispatched to Guam. From there he was shipped home and was discharged from Illinois.