Application for Pennsylvania WWII Veterans Bonus by
René J. Zappley.
René enlisted in the Army at Fort Myer, VA on 9 June
1942. The initial period of Pvt Zappley's service career is
The application record shows that he went overseas on 30
May 1944. The Roy Barger album included a photo of René but it is
undated and does not disclose his rank either. However, based on
his inclusion in the album, it is surmised that René was a member of
service Company, probably as a rigger, in late 1945.