WWII "Old Man's Draft" Registration Cards
Each card contains the registrant's name, age, birth date and place, residence, employer, and physical description. After Pearl Harbor, the U.S. initiated a draft that reached beyond younger age groups. This registration was not intended to be used for military service, but to provide a complete inventory of manpower resources that could be used for national service. Registration on April 27, 1942, included men not already in the military who were born on or between April 28, 1877, and February 16, 1897.…More
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Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. Original data from: The National Archives
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