Although his niece gave me his full name as Champ Hadley Hays, he himself stated it the other way around.
Hadley registered in the First round of the Draft for World War II, 16 Oct 1940, in Blytheville, Mississippi Co, AR. Hadley C(Initial only) Hays lived at 1100 Chichasawba, Blytheville and was age 24, born 21 Nov 1915 in Van Buren, Arkansas. The person who would always know his address was Mrs. Frances Dawson Hays, his wife of the same address. He was employed by B. A. Lynch at the Farmers Bank & Co. He was 5' 11", 173 Lbs, blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion.
1940 Census. Hadley was living in Blytheville, Mississippi Co, AR, rooming with Roy L. & Letha Beavers. Hadley, was 24, Single. Lived in Conway in 1935. He was a bookkeeper at a Bank.
On 21 May 1942, Hadley C. Hays enlisted in the U. S. Army at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, in Little Rock, AR. He was born 1915 in Arkansas and had four years of college. His civilian occupation was that of bookkeeper and cashier. He was married and entered as a Private.
Hadley Champ HAYS and Frances DAWSON were married on 9 June 1940.117 Frances DAWSON was born (date unknown).
Hadley Champ HAYS and Frances DAWSON had the following children:
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