Alvis Elmo Hinton Lloyd

Alvis Elmo Hinton Lloyd was born on 13-JUL 1922, in St Louis, Missouri.   His father was Alvis Elmo Hinton Lloyd (1884-1968) and his mother Margaret Helen Swoboda (1898-1946). He had one brother: Lyle (1930-2020) and one sister: Edna (1919-1991).  The 1930 and 1940 Federal Census indicates Alvis lived at 8729 Argyle Avenue in St. Louis.

Alvis registered for the draft on 27-JUN 1942 and later enlisted on 2-DEC 1942 at Jefferson Barrack in St. Louis.   He was 20.  His records reflect he had four years of high school and was an employee of Southwestern Bell Telephone.  He was classified as Semiskilled mechanics and repairmen.  His service number was 17161572.  Because of his experience working at Southwestern Bell, Alvis was placed in the Signal Corps.

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