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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army 1
Birth:
20 Oct 1910 2
Death:
11 Mar 1973 2
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Full Name:
Joseph Martin Scheuer, Jr. 2
Person:
Joseph M Scheuer Jr 1
Level of Education: 1 year of high school 1
Marital Status: Divorced, with dependents 1
Birth:
20 Oct 1910 2
Male 2
Birth:
1910 1
Indiana 1
Death:
11 Mar 1973 2
Residence:
Place: Lea County, New Mexico 1
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Birth:
Mother: Mary Magdalen "Lena" Stark 2
Father: Joseph Martin Scheuer 2
Marriage:
Velva Mae (Wilkerson) Cullaton 2
Spouse Death Date: 31 Dec 1969 2
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Enlistment Date:
11 Feb 1942 1
Army Branch:
Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA 1
Army Component:
Selectees (Enlisted Men) 1
Army Serial Number:
38072370 1
Enlistment Place:
Ft Bliss el Paso Texas 1
Enlistment Term:
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 1
Source of Army Personnel:
Civil Life 1
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Occupation:
Semiskilled occupations in production of petroleum 1
Race or Ethnicity:
White 1
Source Information:
Box Number: 1284 1
Film Reel Number: 6.50 1

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Joseph Martin Scheuer, Jr.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Joseph Martin Scheuer, Jr.  b. 20 October 1910, d. 11 March 1973, TEC 5 (T/5) US ARMY, Plot: X 313, buried 14 March 1973, Last Residence: Albuquerque, NM.

4th child of Joseph M. Scheuer (b. 9 March 1874 - d. 12 December 1961) and Mary Magdalen "Lena" Stark (b. 8 March 1879 - d. 30 November 1941).

ACTIVITY DURING WWII: 

INDUCTED U.S. ARMY ON 11 FEBRUARY 1942 IN LOVINGTON, NEW MEXICO. REPORTED FOR DUTY AT FORT BLISS, EL PASO, TEXAS. ATTENDED THE ARMORED FORCE SCHOOL IN MARCH 1942, AND WAS ASSIGNED TO COMPANY C, 18TH ARMORED REPLACEMENT BATTALION, FORT KNOX, KENTUCKY.

LEFT THE UNITED STATES ON 23 OCTOBER 1942 FROM THE HAMPTON ROADS PORT OF EMBARKATION AND NORFOLK, VIRGINIA AS PART OF THE WESTERN TASK FORCE, CODE-NAMED OPERATION TORCH, BOUND FOR NORTHERN AFRICA. ABOARD THE FLEET ARE 35,000 ARMY TROOPS AND 250 TANKS, WITH THE USS AUGUSTA CARRYING MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON. AFTER SAILING 17 DAYS AND WELL SOUTH OF THE AZORES ISLANDS, AS A DIVERSIONARY TACTIC, LANDED 8 NOVEMBER 1942 ON THE BEACHES OF CASABLANCA, FRENCH MOROCCO, AFRICA.

SERVED AS A TECHNICIAN 5TH GRADE, RADIO TENDER GUNNER, WITH THE 70TH TANK BATTALION (LIGHT) IN THE ALGERIA-FRENCH MOROCCO CAMPAIGN.

  • Nickname: Thunderbolts 
  • Motto: Strike Swiftly 
  • Colors: Green and Gold

SUSTAINED A SERIOUS INJURY TO HIS LEGS FROM A TANK MISHAP AND WAS EVACUATED 14 JUNE 1943. ARRIVED LOVELL GENERAL HOSPITAL, FORT DEVENS, MASSACHUSETTS 24 JUNE 1943. HONORABLY DISCHARGED 7 AUGUST 1944 AT HARMON GENERAL HOSPITAL, NEAR LONGVIEW, TEXAS. AWARDED THE EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN THEATER CAMPAIGN MEDAL, WITH ONE BATTLE STAR FOR THE FRENCH MOROCCO CAMPAIGN. 

Velva Mae Scheuer died on Thursday, January 28, 1999. She was born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas on August 12, 1909. She, along with her husband, Joseph M. Scheuer, Jr. and their two girls, moved to Albuquerque in late 1955. She was preceded in death by her husband; and by her youngest daughter, Ellen J. Cullaton. Rosary will be recited Saturday, 7:00 p.m., at St. Augustine's Church, Isleta Pueblo. Interment will be at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.

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