John Fiscus is a Military Veteran. Served in the United States Army 1943-1951 On 29 April 1943, John was drafted into the army in Peoria, Illinois. He then served in five major campaigns in France, Belgium and Germany with the 3rd Armored Division, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment as a medic. John was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was recalled and also served in Korea. He was honorably discharged on 30 Aug 1951.
1943 On 29 April, John enlisted at the age of 19 in the US Army in Peoria, Illinois as a Private.
↑ The News-Gazette, Champaign, Illinois. Obituary for John Fiscus; published on 30 Dec 2014 : accessed on 2 Jan 2015 by J. Ricketts
↑ Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records). World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946. - Record Group 64. Record for John A. Fiscus.
"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSY8-CKY : accessed 15 August 2015), John Fiscus in household of Frank Fiscus, Patton, Ford, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0015, sheet 7A, family 199, line 14, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 515; FHL microfilm 2,340,250.
"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW4B-VXP : accessed 16 August 2015), John Fiscus in household of Frank Fiscus, Paxton, Patton Township, Ford, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 27-14, sheet 13B, family 335, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 802.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with John: