CPS Unit Number 034-05

CPS Unit Number 034-05

Camp: 34

Unit ID: 5

Title: Detached Service

Opened: unknown

Closed: unknown


CPS Camp No. 34, Detached Service, also carried on its roster those men who engaged in detached service with the National Service Board of Religious Objectors, the American Friends Service Committee, the Brethren Service Committee, Mennonite Central Committee and a few other agencies working on special CPS projects, tasks, or on relief efforts. This website has created subunits [2] through [6] of CPS Camp No. 34 identified by the type of work done, with which agencies or projects, and in some cases where that work occurred.


One hundred and thirty-seven men performed detached service for the NSBRO and Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). Forty-one worked on relief projects, the majority in Akron, Pennsylvania, although two men served in Newton, Kansas and one in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. The rest performed a variety of administrative duties including record keeping, accounting, or work on specific programs or projects.