Letter Cover, rear, above photo.
The rear of this cover is stamped DIRECTORY SERVICE JUL 27 1944, Given at APO, 502 and again
AUG 11.
U.S. Army
Unknown Unit
Private Joseph J. Pavlina 33702908
Wounded in Action/Killed in Action Unknown
Letter Cover, above photo.
This letter was sent to Pvt Joseph J. Pavlina, Army Service Number 33702908, on July 19th 1944 at
11:00AM from an unknown sender at Route 6, 28 Woodmont Ct, Arnold, Pennsylvania.
This letter is incorrectly addressed to the recipient as: Theatre Directory, APO 502, San Francisco.

APO 502 was assigned to the South Pacific, but as seen on the front of this letter it was routed through
several hospitals, which usually indicates that the Service Member was Wounded in Action (WIA) or
Killed in Action (KIA).

Pvt Joseph J. Pavlina was born 1914 and hailed from Westmoreland County, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
He joined the Army on August 27th 1943.
No further information is currently available about this Service Member.