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Naval Group China Muster Roll and Report of Change Punch Cards, 1942 - 1945 (info) Search
Title: Records of Duty Locations for Naval Intelligence Personnel, created, 1942 - 1945, documenting the period 1942 - 1945
Creator: Department of the Navy. U.S. Naval Group China. (1942 - 1947) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival Materials: Data Files
Textual Records
Level of Description: Series from Record Group 38: Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Location: Electronic and Special Media Records Services Division (NWME), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-0470, FAX: 301-837-3681, EMAIL:
Inclusive Dates: 1942 - 1945
Coverage Dates: 1942 - 1945
Part of: Record Group 38: Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Function and Use: Naval stations and commands prepared muster roll reports throughout World War II to provide a record of the physical locations and changes in the rank or pay rate of naval personnel. The records were used to prepare summary reports.
Scope & Content Note: The records contain the following information about the military intelligence personnel attached to Naval Group China during World War II: name, rank or rate of pay, branch of service, muster roll date of reporting or detachment, date and duty location approximately every two weeks. There are multiple records for individual naval officers and sailors indicating changes in their location inside and outside of China, rank or rate of pay, and unit over time.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
General Note: The Naval Historical Center acquired custody of the records. Before transferring the records to NARA, the Center created documents concerning Naval Group China that provided the basis for much of the documentation for the punch card records.
Finding Aid Type: Technical Information
Finding Aid Source: NARA, U.S. Naval Group China, and Naval Historical Center
Variant Control Number(s): Declassification Project Number: NND933578.
Extent: 1 data file and 0.5 linear inches of paper documentation
Index Terms
  Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
    Military intelligence
Naval officers
World War, 1939-1945
    China (Asia) nation
  Contributors to the Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
    Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Historical Center. (09/1947 - ), Other

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