Cadet John D. Joyce, New Brunswick NJ, B-24 Bombardier

Nov 29th, 1946 | By | Category: Uncategorized
Re: Cadet John D. Joyce, New Brunswick NJ, B-24 Bombardier
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: September 22, 2012 at 16:19:48
In Reply to: Cadet John D. Joyce, New Brunswick NJ, B-24 Bombardier by Michael Hernandez  of 2370 

Hi. These might be related articles:

“Army Releases 26 Area GIs And Officers…(Friday, Sept 7, 1945)… Capt. John D. Joyce of Griffith, Oct. 11..” ~
Hammond Times – Tuesday, September 11, 1945, Hammond, Indiana

“Wedding Bells Will Tingle For… Margaret Powell, New York City, and Lt. John D. Joyce, Griffith..” ~Hammond Times – Monday, January 08, 1945, Hammond, Indiana

“FIND BODIES OF MISSING AIRMEN” – Tokyo (INS) – U.S. Air Force officials announced today that a Graves Registration Team has recovered the bodies of five crewmen of a B-25 which crashed in the Philippines last Nov. 29. The airmen had been based at Guam. The plane was found on a mountainside on the Island of Leyte. The casualties included Sgt. John D. Joyce, Ithaca, NY and Tech. Sgt. Ardenne Hal, of Erie.” ~Chester Times – Thursday, January 09, 1947, Chester, Pennsylvania

This might be an enlistment record for him:

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about John D Joyce
Name:        John D Joyce
Birth Year:        1920
Race:        White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country:        Illinois
State of Residence:        Indiana
County or City:        Lake
Enlistment Date:        2 Mar 1942
Enlistment State:        Indiana
Enlistment City:        Fort Benjamin Harrison
Branch:        Air Corps
Branch Code:        Air Corps
Grade:        Private
Grade Code:        Private
Term of Enlistment:        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
Component:        Army of the United States – includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source:        Civil Life
Education:        4 years of high school
Civil Occupation:        Clerks, general office
Marital Status:        Single, without dependents
Height:        66
Weight:        151

or this one:

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about John D Joyce
Name:        John D Joyce
Birth Year:        1922
Race:        White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country:        Pennsylvania
State of Residence:        Pennsylvania
County or City:        Lackawanna
Enlistment Date:        16 Dec 1940
Enlistment State:        Pennsylvania
Enlistment City:        Wilkes Barre
Branch:        Air Corps
Branch Code:        Air Corps
Grade:        Private
Grade Code:        Private
Component:        Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source:        Civil Life
Education:        4 years of high school
Civil Occupation:        Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor
Marital Status:        Single, without dependents
Height:        69
Weight:        125

Hope this helps. Annie

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