This is my great grandfather’s WW2 draft registration card. He served in he US Navy.
- William Alex Obteshka claims that he was born 3 July 1891 in Minsk, Russia.
- He lists his address as 3924 N. 22nd Street, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
- His lists his age to be 51 years old.
- He claims to work at the Wooden Corporation at 14th and Farman in Omaha, Nebraska.
The original source documents were obtained through Ancestry.com and are provided below (please see detailed citation information at bottom of page).
The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Nebraska; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System, 1926-1975; Record Group Number: 147; Box or Roll Number: 1258
Ancestry.com. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. Records of the Selective Service System, Record Group Number 147. National Archives and Records Administration.