Corona Draft (Roscoe)

August 23, 1945 envelope

August 23, 1945 envelope

Letter transcription:

August 23, 1945, p. 1

August 23, 1945, p. 1

Aug. 22, 1945 [sic Aug. 23]
USN Receiving H.
San Fran. (12)
Calif.

Dear Mother,

This will have to be short – since I have the duty and am writing between phone calls, etc.

There was a paper out today for us to sign with the number of points we have at present, etc., so maybe something will turn up.

I’m to go on a draft with patients to Corona California on Monday – it is a 12 to 14 hour trip down the state – hope I can get due east one of these days –

Well, will write more tomorrow.
Love Daddy

P.S. I’m off tomorrow PM so maybe can write more

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2 thoughts on “Corona Draft (Roscoe)

  1. davidmadison1942

    Carona Draft? I thought he was going to talk about beer! LOL 🙂

    “with the number of points we have at present” Do you know what that was about?

    “…it is a 12 to 14 hour trip down the state – hope I can get due east one of these days” 🙂

    Reply
    1. Genealogy Lady Post author

      Soldiers accumulated points for their service. Length of time served, type of duty, etc. when you reached the magic number you were eligible for discharge (basically). If you ever watched MASH, they were always talking about how many points they had.

      Reply

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