Source Information

Ancestry.com. U.S., WWII Army Deserters Pay Cards, 1943-1945 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2020.
Original data:

World War II Army Deserters Pay Cards, 1943 - 1945. NAI: 4713145 Record Group 64: Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, 1789 - ca. 2007. The National Archives at St. Louis. St. Louis, Missouri

About U.S., WWII Army Deserters Pay Cards, 1943-1945

This series consists of World War II Army Deserters Pay Cards that range from 1943 to 1945. Each card provides the following information: soldier's name, rank, organizational post, service number, disbursing officer's name, voucher number and the voucher date (month/year). WWII Army Deserters Pay Card records are among several sources available to determine if a soldier actually deserted permanently. If available, a soldier's personnel file may also be referenced to determine if a soldier was documented as a deserter at a given time in his/her military career, but may have resumed active military service at a later date and subsequently been removed from deserter status.