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The World War Two draft registration card for Giovanni Valente

The card is from the Fourth Registration, which was taken on 25 April 1942, for "men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897", that is men 45 to 65 years old.

WW2 draft registration card for Giovanni Valente of Camden, New Jersey, from 1942, 69 KB

Registration Card

Serial Number: u 1558
1. Name: Giovanni Valente
2. Place of Residence: 520 Mickle St., Camden, Camden [County], New Jersey
3. Mailing Address: 520 Mickle St., Camden, Camden, New Jersey
4. Telephone:
5. Age in Years: 54
  Date of Birth: Dec 7, 1887
6. Place of Birth:
  State or Country: Abruzzi Italy
7. Name and Address of Person who will always know your Address: Nuzziati Valente, 520 Mickle St., Camden, New Jersey
8. Employer's Name and Address: Marchione Baker
9. Place of Employment or Business: 3939 Marlton Pike, Merch[antville]., Camden, New Jersey
  Signature: Giovanni Valente

Verso of the WW2 draft registration card for Giovanni Valente, from 1942, 55 KB

According to the registration card, Giovanni Valente was 5 feet, 6 inches tall, and weighed 175 pounds. He had brown eyes, gray hair, and a light complexion. There was no further obvious physical characteristic that would aid in his identification.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration. Selective Service System, Registration Cards, World War II, Fourth Registration.

Related Page and Notes:

• Photograph of Giovanni Valente in the 1950s in Camden, New Jersey.

• The recorder had typed "Giovanna", but this was corrected in ink to "Giovanni".

• Mr. Marchione was a businessman. During Prohibition (1920-1933) he was a bootlegger. He used to bring the alcohol to 337 Berkley Street that Nunziata DiRenzo would use to make anisette for her family for the holidays.

The URL of this Web page: https://www.roangelo.net/valente/gvaleww2.html
Last revised: 25 June 2019 : 2019-06-25 by Robert [Wesley] Angelo.

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