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US Army Records


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My great grandfather Raymond Furniss (B1868 Birkenhead Cheshire) was a bit of a rogue. Born into a fairly well off family at age 16 was apprenticed into the merchant navy for 4 years in 1884 only to desert in January the following year and join the US Army in Canada and lied about his age saying he was 21!!
He signed up for 4 years with it's thought the 14th infantry only to be discharged after 2 presumably they found out his true age??
I have a not very good copy of his enlistment papers but wondered whether there is any access to his US army records online.

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