Person:Arthur Smith (55)

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Maj. Arthur Myers Smith
b.20 Feb 1917 Oskaloosa, Iowa
d.7 Jun 1999 San Antonio, Texas
m. 11 May 1916
  1. Maj. Arthur Myers Smith1917 - 1999
m. 4 Mar 1944
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Name Maj. Arthur Myers Smith
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Feb 1917 Oskaloosa, Iowa
Marriage 4 Mar 1944 St. Paul's Chapel, Camp Grant, Illinois(military marriage certificate, on file with researcher)
to June Louise Gastineau
Death? 7 Jun 1999 San Antonio, Texas
Burial? Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States(Reinterred in June's grave, 2005)

Arthur attended the Army & Navy Academy, San Diego, California, from First Grade through high school graduation (except for a year during the Depression, when the family returned to Iowa). The school is now located in La Jolla.

Age 6
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Age 6
Age 11, and a 1st sergeant
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Age 11, and a 1st sergeant
Age 16
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Age 16
In 1941, before he got his stripes
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In 1941, before he got his stripes
References
  1. Mahaska County (Iowa). Clerk of the District Court. Birth records, 1889-1917. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975, 1991), Bk 7, p. 371.