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Hudson County WWII
First Round Draftees


The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society is pleased to offer this database index of nearly 170 young men from Hudson County New Jersey drawn in the first round draft lottery from the October 29, 1940 issue of The Jersey Observer newspaper. The index contains Names, Town and draft # for each person.

This database was transcribed by Joseph W. Mann Jr. from the original 1940 newspaper clipping.

Click to view the Database in Microsoft Excel .xls format


If you've been collecting data on a particular aspect of Hudson County genealogy and would like to see your work posted here, please contact projects@HudsonCountyNJGenealogy.org

Image credit: "I want you for the U.S. Army nearest recruiting station" James Montgomery Flagg. 1916-1917. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Public Domain.

This database is the result of the work of Joseph W. Mann Jr. who has given permission for The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society to post it on its web site for free access. 

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