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Fante (Thomas Anthony) War Department File
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Military record of Thomas Anthony Fante, who served in the United States 716th Railway Operating Batallion from October 23, 1943 until September 30th, 1946.
Thomas Anthony Fante was born on May 27, 1917. He grew up in Roseville, California. He worked for Southern Pacific as a trainmaster's clerk, clerk-stenographer, and secretary to the assistant vp of operations. In 1943, Fante was conscripted into military service as an officer and was assigned to the 716th Railway Operating Batallion, which was sponsored by Southern Pacific, whose employees made up the bulk of the officer class. The Batallion deployed to Europe in December 1943.
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