North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948 is a free collection at FamilySearch with an index and images of WWII Selective Service records from these North Carolina counties:
Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Burke, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Davidson, Davie, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Forsyth, Gaston, Gates, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, and Iredell.
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Discharge and Statement of Service
- Birth date and place
- Death date and place
- Names of parents
- Details about military service
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With this information you may be able to:
- Use the names, residence and dates to locate census, church and land records
- Use the information found to search for other military records
- Use the information found to search additional state and county records