Today the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis for military records kindly informed me that my Uncle’s Official Army Personnel File for WWII was destroyed in the July 12, 1973 fire. The fire destroyed major portion of records for Army military personnel for period 1912 through 1959.

However they do have the Final Pay Voucher. So I will be ordering that for a few of my uncles WWII service.…/military-personnel/fire-1973.html