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Private Starkweather
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Private Nikolai Starkweather

Age: 24
DOB: 26 September 1919
Place of Birth: Amherst, NY
Marital Status: Single
 
Pre-war life: I finished High School in 1937 and went to college for one year. That wasn't my thing so I went to work in the family business, Welding and Industrial fabrication. My number came up and I went. My mother didn't want me to go, but where could I run to, I wanted to go anyway. I didn't want to be branded a coward. So I bid my girl farewell and went off to train.

Date of Induction: 20 October 1940
Place of Induction: Niagara Falls, Fort Niagara
Type of Induction: Draftee
 
After the war:
I'm going to go home, sleep, eat everything I've ever wanted, make
myself some kids (and have fun doing so) and get back to the family
business.