Here is the draft registration of my great-grandfather, James Wallace Freeman, he registered in the Old Man’s Draft of 1942.



The record states that:

James Wallace Freeman lived at 129 Washington Street in Hartford, Connecticut

His mailing address is 1112 Main Street in Hartford, Connnecitcut

His serial number was 4973 and his telephone number 2-4760 in Hartford

He is 46 years old and was born 20 February 1896 in Yakima, Washington

The person who will always know his address in Samuel S. Lewin who lives at 476 Woodland Street in Hartford, Connecticut

He owns his own business called Stately Floors, which is located at 1112-1116 Main Street in Hartford, Connecticut

He is 5 foot 7 and weighs 170 pounds. He is white, has brown eyes, brown hair, and has a ruddy complexion. He registered for the draft on April 27, 1942 in Hartford, Connecticut.


Source:, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007, Hartford, Connecticut, Roll WW2_2281812, James Wallace Freeman.

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