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Delahanty, Edward J.

Edward J. Delahanty U.S. Army WWII
Edward J. Delahanty U.S. Army WWII

Date of Birth: 9/4/1902
Died On: unknown
Street Address: 100 Purchase Street
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-149

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
Edward J. Delahanty was born in New York in Date Unknown. In Rye his family lived at 100 Purchase Street and were members of the Church of the Resurrection. Edward enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Name: Edward Joseph Delahanty Race: White Age: 40 Birth Date: 4 Sep 1902 Birth Place: Harrison, N.Y. Residence Place: Rye, Westchester, New York Registration Date: 14 Feb 1942 Registration Place: Mam'k, New York, USA Employer: Unemployed Weight: 145lbs Complexion: Light Eye Color: Brown Hair Color: Brown Height: 5ft5in Next of Kin: Helen Rafay

Many Attend Send-Off For Selectees Entering Service One of the largest crowds since the beginning of Selective Service gathered at the Mamaroneck station on Wednesday to send off the latest contingent of boys entering the United States Army. The Mamaroneck High School band met the group of 51 selectees at the beginning of Mamaroneck Avenue and furnished musical escort to the station and until the 2:27 train arrived, which started them on their way to Camp Upton. The Reverend Father Julius Stanie wicz, Roman Catholic priest from St. Vitos Church in Mamaroneck, gave a very inspiring talk to the selectees. James Gillies, chairman of the Mamaroneck-Rye Draft Board also gave a short pep talk. Among those present were Mayor Livingston Piatt of Rye, Mayor James T. Corrigan of Mamaroneck, Supervisor Frank S. McCullough, Rye Police Chief Howard Searles, and other Mamaroneck officials. The next group to leave from Mamaroneck and Rye, will take their physical examinations the latter part of this month. Those who pass the examination will receive a 14-day furlough, following which they will entrain from Rye station some time in November. This will be the first group to leave from Rye, and it has been arranged to have departures alternate between Mamaroneck and Rye. Those who left on Wednesday included Edward Delahanty, 100 Purchase Street Friday, October 9, 1942 THE RYE CHRONICLE PACE ELEVEN
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