David Harrison <djh_119@...>
Just an idea, maybe the American Army had some rules that were similar to those of British services. If you did not send the person any money from your pay, they had no pension if you died on service. At an early stage after enlistment, you completed a simple Will in your documents usually saying I leave everything to Mother, Mrs XYZ. and witnessed by the next bloke sitting beside you.
These were both spelt out to me in 1951 on British National Service. About a year later I was in a fighting area, for which I later received a Campaign Medal,
From: main@... <main@...> on behalf of Shelley Mitchell <Shelley.Mitchell@...>
Sent: 09 December 2021 14:35
To: main@... <main@...>
Subject: Re: [JewishGen.org] Was Max GORDON (1913-1971) really married? #usa #general
Is it possible that he listed Rose so that she could, for whatever, receive his benefits in case of death while in the service? Just a thought.