Arthur Joseph Billeadeau

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  • Name: Arthur Joseph Billeadeau
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 15, 1909
  • Date of Death: November 12, 1982 (72 years old)
  • Parents: Peter Billeadeau and Leona (Neveaux) Billeadeau
  • High School and Class: Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • College: Itasca Junior College in Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: March 30, 1943 (Enlistment Date #1), August 6, 1946 (Enlistment Date #2)
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  • Date of Discharge: November 21, 1945 (Discharge Date #1), June 30, 1966 (Discharge Date #2)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Arthur enlisted in the United States Army in 1943 and retired from military service in 1966.

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Arthur Joseph Billeadeau
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 30
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: December 15, 1909
    Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
    Residence Place: Gary, Lake, Indiana, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Indiana, USA
    Employer: WPA
    Height: 5' 6"
    Weight: 133
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Mrs. J. D. Murphy (sister)
    Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: left hand little finger is crooked with enlarged joint

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II
    Korean Conflict
    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    Arthur was living at the United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home in Washington, D.C., when he died.

    Arthur is survived by his daughter, Jane (Steve) Russell; two sisters, Leona Murphy and Marguerite Arseneau; and two grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-32-2-0)

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