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Dear Mother, Dad & Mary:
Well, I’m on the move again. We left Salt Lake at 1 in the morning. However, we have a Pullman. As yet we don’t know where we are going but we are changing trains at Los Angeles, Calif. We have the general idea that…

An order, issued at Ft. Sheridan, allowing the listed enlisted men furlough before reporting for further processing and training in Miami.

A transport ticket allowing S.Sgt. William P. Voght to travel from Port Moresby to Gamododo, a port at Milne Bay, from which he would most likely have traveled back to the United States (possibly by way of Australia).

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An order providing for the debarkation of the listed enlisted men including S. Sgt William P. Voght.


An order reassigning the listed enlisted men and officers from the 43rd Bombardment Group to the 268th Replacement Company to be rotated back to the U.S. mainland.


An official 356 Bomb Squadron order, issued 1 May 1943 by 1st Lt. Paul Stein, confirming the flight status of S.Sgt. William P. Voght and many other servicemen.


An official Selective Service System letter notifying reservist William P. Voght that he must report for active duty to the Local Board in Houghton, Michigan and then embark for Fort Sheridan, Illinois.

An official order from the Kalamazoo Recruiting and Induction Station calling William P. Voght to active duty.

A list of officers and enlisted men to be temporarily transferred to the 91st Replacement Battalion (AAF).