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CORPS OF ENGINEERS UNITS



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Corps Of Engineers
Engineer Divisions
Engineer Districts
Engineer Groups
Engineer Regiments
Engineer Battalions
Engineer Companies
Engineer Petroleum Distribution Companies
Engineer Detachments / Platoons



Corps Of Engineers  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Other Sites of Interest (Engineer Units):

African American Engineer Aviation Battalions (National Museum of the USAF)

Engineer Aviation Battalions in China-Burma-India (National Museum of the United States Air Force)

Ledo Road Story (Contains references to various Engineer units)

VI Corps Combat Engineers WWII
(Not a CBI site, but has great background info on Combat Engineers)

United States Army in World War II, Special Studies, The Employment of Negro Troops, Center of Military History (see chapter 20)



Engineer Divisions

Engineer Division No. 1, Hq Construction Service, Service of Supply, USF IBT
       Meritorious Unit Commendation:  1 Jul-Oct 44, Hq SOS IBT, dtd 22 Apr 45.

Engineer Division No. 2, Service of Supply, USF IBT

Engineer Advance Section No. 5, Service of Supply, USF IBT

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Engineer Districts

Engineer District No. 1, Service of Supply, USF IBT
  • 93d Engineer General Service Regiment
  • 352nd Engineer General Service Regiment
  • 849th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Engineer District No. 2, Service of Supply, USF IBT
  • 45th Engineer General Service Regiment
  • 1327th Engineer General Service Regiment
  • 75th Engineer Light Pontoon Company

Engineer District No. 3, Service of Supply, USF IBT
  • 330th Engineer General Service Regiment
  • 823d Engineer Aviation Battalion
  • 1875th Engineer Aviation Battalion
  • 1883d Engineer Aviation Battalion
  • 77th Engineer Light Pontoon Company
  • 1359th Engineer Dump Truck Company
  • 4023d Quartermaster Dump Truck Company
  • (10th Chinese Engineer Regiment, attached)

Engineer District No. 4, Service of Supply, USF IBT
  • 1905th Engineer Aviation Battalion
  • 209th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • 236th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • 71st Engineer Light Pontoon Company
  • 195th Engineer Dump Truck Company
  • 4024th Quartermaster Dump Truck Company
  • (12th Chinese Engineer Regiment, attached)

Engineer District No. 12, Service of Supply, USF IBT
Headquarters in Calcutta was opened in the fall of 1943 with Colonel W. C. Kinsolving in command. Reported to Engineer Division #1. All District #12 operations were in Bengal and Assam Provinces of India.

Engineer District No. 22, Service of Supply, USF IBT



Map from The Ledo Road by Leslie Anders, University of Oklahoma Press. Used by permission.
(CBIVA Sound-off, Fall 2000 Issue)

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Engineer Groups

1187th Engineer Construction Group

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Lineage:  Activated in India 25 Aug 44; inactivated in India 12 Jan 46

Campaigns:  India-Burma

Aug 45 Location:  Ledo, India

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Engineer Regiments

45th Engineer General Service Regiment (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984; 30 Sep 45 IBT Station List

Lineage:  Activated at Camp Blanding, FL 15 Jul 41 and participated in Carolina maneuvers Oct-Dec 41; arrived at Charleston Port of Embarkation 26 May 42 and departed 28 May 42; arrived at Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa 12 Jun 42 and departed 19 Jun 42; at Capetown, South Africa 1-4 Jul 42 only; landed at Karachi, India 23 Jul 42 and assumed trucking details at Agra 5 Sep 42; moved to New Delhi and to Ledo, India 10 Dec 42 for construction of Ledo Road; at Shingbwiyang by 30 Sep 45; inactivated in India 16 Jan 46.

Campaigns:  India-Burma


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93d Engineer General Service Regiment (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984; 30 Sep 45 IBT Station List

Lineage:  Redesignated from 93d Engineer Battalion (Separate) 27 Mar 42 at Camp Livingston, LA; arrived at Seattle Port of Embarkation 16 Apr 42 and departed 20 Apr 42; arrived at Carcross, Canada 7 May 42 under Northwest Service Command and engaged in construction on Alaskan-Canadian Highway where cleared trail east from Carcross toward Teslin River; arrived at Ft. Randall, AK 3 Jan 43 and returned to Seattle Port of Embarkation 3 Jul 44; moved immediately to Ft. Lewis, WA where remained until 14 Mar 45; departed United States 24 Mar 45 and arrived at Calcutta, India 10 May 45; departed India 20 Oct 45 and arrived at New York Port of Embarkation 16 Nov 45; inactivated at Camp Kilmer, NJ 17 Nov 45.

Aug 45 Location:  Kharagpur, India less 1st Bn at Tezgaon and 2nd Bn at Shamshernanar; Co A at Kanchrapara

Campaigns:  Aleutian Islands


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330th Engineer General Service Regiment

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Lineage:  Activated at Camp Claiborne, LA 15 Apr 42 and arrived at Churchill, Canada 31 Jul 42 where remained until 13 Nov 42; returned to Camp Claiborne, LA on 18 Nov 42 and arrived at Los Angeles Sub-Port of Embarkation 8 Jan 43 and departed 20 Jan 43; arrived at Bombay, India on 3 Mar 43 and elements reinforced the roadhead on the Ledo Road by late Apr 43; constructed airfields in Assam mid-43 and completely in Burma by 16 Oct 43; 1st Bn tool lead breaking trail on Ledo Road 14 Nov 43; reached Singbwiyang, Burma 27 Dec 43, engaged in combat at Tanai 3 Mar 44, and completed road to Myitkyina, Burma by 10 Nov 44; inactivated in Burma 25 Apr 46.

Aug 45 Location:  Myitkyina, Burma, less 2nd Bn at Ledo, India

Campaigns:  Central Burma, India-Burma



Other Sites of Interest:  330th Engineer Regiment Unit History


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352nd Engineer General Service Regiment (Colored)  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Lineage:  Activated at Camp Gordon, GA 17 Apr 42; arrived and departed New York Port of Embarkation 22 Sep 42; shipment cancelled and regiment transferred to Indiantown Gap Military Reserve, PA 24 Sep 42; arrived at San Francisco Port of Embarkation 4 Jan 43 and departed 13 Jan 43; arrived at Basra, Iraq 22 Feb 43 and departed 1 Nov 44 for Ledo, India; arrived in India 9 Nov 44 and departed Karachi, India 21 Oct 45; arrived in New York Port of Embarkation 9 Nov 45 and inactivated at Camp Kilmer, NJ 10 Nov 45.

Aug 45 Location:  Ledo, India, less Companies B and C at Chabua, India

Campaigns:  India-Burma


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393d Engineer General Service Regiment (Colored)  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Lineage:  Activated at Camp Claiborne, LA 15 Feb 43 and arrived at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, AR 24 Jun 43; moved back to Camp Claiborne, LA 2 Aug 43 and staged at Camp Patrick Henry, VA 15 Jan 44 until departed Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation 25 Jan 44; 2nd Bn arrived in England 8 Feb 44 with regimental headquarters and later landed in France after the war; 1st Bn arrived at Bombay, India 28 Apr 44 and inactivated there 27 Dec 44 with personnel and equipment transferred to the 1007th Engineer Battalion; regiment (less 1st Bn) arrived at Boston Port of Embarkation 29 Aug 45 and moved to Camp Claiborne, LA; transferred to Ft. Belvoir, VA 21 Nov 45 where inactivated 7 Dec 45.

Aug 45 Location:  Le Mans, France (scheduled to Southwest Pacific Area under Shipment #R5218-W)

Campaigns:  India-Burma


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930th Engineer Aviation Regiment  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Lineage:  Activated at Gowen Field, Idaho 10 Apr 43; staged at Camp Patrick Henry, VA 5-13 Dec 43; departed Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation 13 Dec 43; arrived in India 13 Feb 44 where assigned to Tenth Air Force 7 Oct 44; assigned to India-Burma Air Service Command 5 Apr 45; moved to China in Apr 45; returned to India Dec 45 where inactivated 26 Dec 45.

930th EAR (less 3 battalion) assigned to construction of B-29 facilities at Kalaikunda.

Aug 45 Location:  Kunming, China

Campaigns:  Central Burma, China Offensive


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1322nd Engineer General Service Regiment (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Lineage:  Activated at Camp Swift, TX 16 Aug 43 under the Eighth Service Command and staged at Camp Stoneman, CA 5 Jan 44; departed San Francisco Port of Embarkation 8 Jan 44; arrived in Hawaii 16 Jan 44 and arrived in Palau Islands 3 Nov 44 less 1st Bn sent to Leyte, Philippines 15 Nov 44; entire regiment arrived at Tinian 27 Nov 45 where inactivated 30 Jan 46.

Campaigns:  Western Pacific, Leyte


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1327th Engineer General Service Regiment (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984: 30 Sep 45 IBT Station List

Lineage:  Redesignated from 1327th Engineer Construction Battalion at Camp Claiborne, LA 25 May 44; Headquarters and Headquarters Company moved by air in echelons with one battalion from Miami Port of Aerial Embarkation commencing 3 Nov 44 while another battalion moved via sea from Los Angeles Port of Embarkation; Headquarters and Headquarters Company and one battalion arrived at New Delhi, India 13 Nov 44 while 2nd Bn departed Los Angeles Port of Embarkation 20 Dec 44 and arrived at Bombay, India 23 Jan 45; regiment inactivated in India 15 Jan 46.

Location:  Tingkawk, Burma; Calcutta, India by Aug 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma


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2201st Engineer Aviation Regiment

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Lineage:  Activated at Kunming, China 17 Aug 45 per authority of AG 322 (30 Jul 45) OB-I-AFRPG-M from War Department dated 7 Aug 45 (S) and assigned to XIV Air Force Engineer Command; 1 Dec 45 and inactivated in India 27 Dec 45.


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Engineer Battalions

34th Engineer Combat Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  9 May 44 Hawaii (1st Bn, 34th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  (Active through 1946)
Locations:  Hawaii 9 May 44; Saipan 17 Jun 44; Espiritu Santo 16 Feb 45; Tsugen Shima I 10 Apr 45; Okinawa Aug 45

Campaigns:  Central Pacific, Ryukus, Western Pacific


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64th Engineer Topographic Battalion, Army

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  5 Apr 44 Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (64th Engineer Co)
Inactivated:  (Active through 1946)
Locations:  Hawaii 5 Apr 44; Guam 1 Apr 45


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132nd Engineer Combat Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  5 May 43 Framingham, MA (1st Bn, 132nd Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  31 Jan 46 Japan
Locations:  Framingham, MA 5 May 43; Seattle Port of Embarkation 28 Mar 44; Hawaii 3 Apr 44; Guam 21 Jul 44; Philippines 23 Nov 44; Ie Shima I 16 Apr 45

Campaigns:  Leyte, Ryukus, Western Pacific


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152nd Engineer Combat Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  23 Nov 42 Kalaheo, Hawaii (152nd Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  31 Jan 46 Japan
Locations:  Kalaheo, Hawaii 23 Nov 42; Makin I 20 Nov 43; Hawaii Feb 44; Saipan 17 Jun 44; Espiritu Santo 16 Feb 45; Okinawa 9 Apr 45

Campaigns:  Ryukus, Western Pacific


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209th Engineer Combat Battalion  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  18 Mar 43 Camp Beale, CA (2nd Bn, 37th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  27 Nov 44 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  Camp Beale, CA 18 Mar 43; New York Port of Embarkation 8 Sep 43; India 12 Oct 43; Mu-se, Burma 3 Nov 45; New York Port of Embarkation 26 Nov 45
Aug 45 Location:  Ledo, India less Co A at Myitkyina, Burma

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma



Source:  27th Engineer Battalion:

U.S. Army Center of Military History (27th Engineer Battalion)

27th Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Airborne) "Tiger Battalion"


Lineage:

  • Organized 16 January 1918 in the National Army at Fort Myer, Virginia, as the 2d Battalion, 37th Engineer Regiment
  • Demobilized in March 1919 at Camp Upton, New York
  • Reconstituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 2d Battalion, 37th Engineers
  • Activated 14 July 1941 at Camp Bowie, Texas
  • Redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 2d Battalion, 37th Engineer Combat Regiment
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 March 1943 as the 209th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Inactivated 27 November 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey
  • Redesignated 29 April 1947 as the 27th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Activated 18 September 1950 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Inactivated 26 October 1950 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Activated 1 March 1951 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Redesignated 8 June 1953 as the 27th Engineer Battalion

Campaign Participation Credit:

  • World War I: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne
  • World War II: India-Burma; Central Burma
  • Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II
  • Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait

Decorations:

  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for MYITKYINA
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1967
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967-1968
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968-1969
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1969
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1970-1971
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA
  • Army Superior Unit Award for 1990
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1967-1968
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1970

Distinctive Unit Insignia:

Description:  A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, a rock Argent within a garland of oak leaves Proper within a bordure of the second. Attached below the shield a Red scroll inscribed "OMNES RES BENE FACERE" in Silver letters.

Symbolism:  The shield is red for Engineers. The rock, taken from the Arms of St. Mihiel and the oak leaves emblematic of the Meuse-Argonne, indicate the service of the 37th Engineer Regiment in World War I, while the border indicates descent of the 209th Engineer Battalion from the 37th Engineer Regiment. The motto translates to "To Do All Things Well."

Background:  The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 27th Engineer Combat Battalion on 19 March 1951. It was redesignated for the 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat) on 15 July 1955. It was again redesignated for the 27th Engineer Battalion on 9 February 1972.

Coat of Arms:

Shield:  Gules, a rock Argent within a garland of oak leaves and acorns Proper within a bordure of the second.

Crest:  On a wreath of the colors Argent and Gules a mythological chinze (Burmese lion) sejant of the first gorged with a mural crown Azure surmounting a grove of bamboo Vert the top arched above the chinze and the base between four billets, two and two, Or each charged with three barrulets of the second.

Motto:  OMNES RES BENE FACERE (To Do All Things Well).

Symbolism:

Shield:  The shield is red for Engineers. The rock, taken from the Arms of St. Mihiel and the oak leaves emblematic of the Meuse-Argonne, indicate the service of the 37th Engineer Regiment in World War I, while the border indicates descent of the 209th Engineer Battalion from the 37th Engineer Regiment. The motto translates to "To Do All Things Well."

Crest:  The unit's World War II campaign service for which it was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation (Army), MYITKYINA, is denoted by the mythological chinze from the Burma State Seal and the blue mural crown of Myitkyina, the heavily fortified town in north Burma, the capture of which was vital in breaking the land blockade of China; blue is the color of the Presidential Unit Citation (Army) streamer. The bamboo grove from the coat of arms of the Republic of Vietnam represents Vietnam campaign service and together with the four billets (heraldic bricks) in colors suggested by the flag of the Republic of Vietnam refers to the battalion's five Vietnam decorations (4 Meritorious Unit Commendations, VIETNAM, and Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal).

Background:  The coat of arms was originally approved for the 209th Engineer Battalion on 15 February 1945. It was redesignated for the 27th Engineer Combat Battalion on 19 March 1951. The insignia was redesignated for the 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat) on 15 July 1955. The coat of arms was redesignated and amended to add a crest for the 27th Engineer Battalion on 23 November 1973.

Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 June 2001


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233d Engineer Combat Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  25 Jan 43 Camp Pendleton, VA (2nd Bn, 348th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  10 Dec 46 Philippines
Locations:  Camp Pendleton, VA 25 Jan 43; Seattle Port of Embarkation 22 Mar 44; Hawaii 29 Mar 44; Guam 21 Jul 44; Philippines 23 Nov 44; Yabaki Shima I 26 Mar 45; Ie Shima I 16 Apr 45, Okinawa Aug 45

Campaigns:  Leyte, Ryukus, Western Pacific


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236th Engineer Combat Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Apr 43 Camp McCoy, WI (2nd Bn, 44th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  2 Dec 45 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  Camp McCoy, WI 1 Apr 43; Los Angeles Port of Embarkation 18 Nov 43; India 26 Dec 44; Mu-se, Burma 29 May 44; India 9 Aug 44; Ledo, India Aug 45; New York Port of Embarkation 1 Dec 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma


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302nd Engineer Combat Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  25 Mar 42 Ft. Jackson, SC
Inactivated:  15 Mar 46 Japan
Locations:  Ft. Jackson, SC 25 Mar 42; San Francisco Port of Embarkation 25 Mar 44; Hawaii 31 Mar 44; Guam 21 Jul 44; Philippines 23 Nov 44; Okinawa 20 Apr 45

Campaigns:  Leyte, Ryukus, Western Pacific


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382nd Engineer Combat Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  22 Sep 42 Ft. Knox, KY (Redesignated from Engineer Bn (Sep) (Colored) 10 May 44)
Inactivated:  12 Nov 45 Camp Kilmer, NJ
Locations:  Ft. Knox, KY 22 Sep 42; San Francisco Port of Embarkation 27 Jul 43; India 10 Sep 43; Ledo, India Aug 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma

Assigned to construction of B-29 facilities at Kharagpur; Reassigned to Ledo Road construction July 1945.


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653d Engineer Topographic Battalion, Army  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  15 Jun 42 Camp Claiborne, LA
Inactivated:  22 Nov 45 Camp Kilmer, NJ
Locations:  Camp Claiborne, LA 15 Jun 42; New York Port of Embarkation 7 Sep 44; India 20 Oct 43; New Delhi, India; Dehra Dun, India (less Det at Kalaikunda; platoon at Chinkiang, China) Aug 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, China Offensive

Decorations:  Meritorious Unit Commendation: 27 Dec 43-27 Jun 45, GO 152, Hq USF IBT, dtd 11 Jul 45.


Dehra Dun, aka Camp Sunderwalla
(photo courtesy of Mr. James Hacker)


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804th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  21 Jul 41 Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Inactivated:  12 Nov 45 Camp Stoneman, CA
Locations:  Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 21 Jul 41; Baker I 1 Sep 43; Makin I 22 Nov 43; Saipan 20 Jun 44; Saipan (less det at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii) Aug 45

Campaigns:  Central Pacific, Western Pacific


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813th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  813th Engineer Battalion (military.com)

The 813th ENGINEER BATTALION was constituted 17 November 1941 in the Regular Army as 813th Engneer Battalion, Aviation. Activated 15 December 1941 at McCord Field, Washington. Departed the San Francisco Port of Embarkation on 1 May 1942 and arrived in Alaska on 8 May 1942. Returned to Washington State; Redesignated 27 August 1944 as the 813th Engineer Aviation Battalion. Departed the Seattle Port of Embarkation on 25 April 1945 and landed in the Territory of Hawaii on 5 May 1945. Moved to Guam on 13 June 1945 and Okinawa on 5 July 1945. The unit was on Okinawa at the end of World War-II (15 August 1945 location). Served in the Army of Occupation of Okinawa from 15 September 1945-5 January 1946. Returned to the United States and inactivated on 7 January 1946 at Camp Stoneman, California.

Activated 25 September 1946 at Geiger Field, Washington. Reorganized and redesignated 27 June 1956 as 813th Engineer Battalion (Heavy Construction). Inactivated 16 December 1957 in Alaska. Withdrawn from the Regular Army and allotted to the Army Reserve, and assigned to United States Army, Alaska, 17 November 1960. Activated 3 January 1961 at Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Home Area:  United States Army, Alaska

Campaign Participation Credit (World War II):  Aleutian Islands

Decorations:  Meritorious Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered: ASIATIC-PACIFIC THEATER

Blazonry Shield:  Gules, issuing from base a mountain argent, charged with a pine tree proper, a chief bendy of eight of the second and first.

Crest:  That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors (argent and gules) the Lexington Minute Man proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker, (H. H. Kitson, sculptor) stands on the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Motto:  Nidum Pro Avibus (A Nest for the Birds)

Description:  The snow capped mountain represents the mountains in the State of Washington, the place of activation. The fir tree, taken from the shield of the 43rd Engineers, denote the parent organization from which the cadre was chosen. The scarlet and white are the colors of the Corps of Engineers. The numerical designation is indicated by the eight divisions of the chief, the single pine tree, and the three colors employed.

Distinctive Unit Insignia:  The distinctive unit insignia is the shield and motto of the coat of arms (Ltr 16 January 1943).


Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  15 Dec 41 McChord Field, WA
Inactivated:  7 Jan 46 Stoneman Field, CA
Locations:  McChord Field, WA 15 Dec 41; Seattle Port of Embarkation 1 May 42; Alaska 8 May 42; Seattle Port of Embarkation 10 Dec 44; Seattle Port of Embarkation 25 Apr 45; Hawaii 5 May 45; Guam 13 Jun 45; Okinawa 5 Jul 45; San Francisco Port of Embarkation 5 Jan 46

Campaigns:  Aleutian Islands


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823d Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  15 Feb 42 Langley Field, VA
Inactivated:  22 Feb 46 India
Locations:  Langley Field, Va 15 Feb 42; Charleston Sub-Port of Embarkation 28 May 42; India 23 Jul 42; Burma 27 Feb 43-Aug 45 (Myitkyina by May 45).

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma



Source:  Military.com, Mr. Charles Aresta

Lineage:  Constituted 4 February 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 823d Engineer Battalion (Separate) (Colored) and activated 15 February 1942 at Langley Field, Virginia. Departed the Charleston Sub-Port of Embarkation 28 May 1942 and arrived in India on 23 July 1942. Redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 823d Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored). Moved to Burma 27 February 1943. The unit was at Myitkyina, Burma at the end of World War II (15 August 1945 location). Returned to India where inactivated 22 February 1946. Disbanded 3 February 1948.

Campaigns (World War II):  India-Burma, Central Burma

Decorations:  None.

Blazonry Shield:  Gules, a cross raguly flory argent, two flaunches of the last fretty of the field.

Crest:  None.

Motto:  Ex cruce leo (From the cross a lion)

Symbolism:  In the scarlet and silver of the Engineer Battalion the ragged cross signifies difficulties to be encountered in the performance of their duties, and the flowered ends are emblematical of the successful termination of such ventures. The flaunch and fretty are both symbolic of the building problems encountered. The motto, "Ex cruce leo (From the cross a lion) implies the fearlessness of the personnel, in that a lion's characteristics emanate from the cross of the organization.

Distinctive Unit Insignia:  The distinctive unit insignia is the shield and motto of the coat of arms (Ltr dtd 11 Jan 1943).


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848th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984; 30 Sep 45 IBT Station List

Formed:  1 Nov 42 Greenville Army Airbase, NC
Inactivated:  24 Oct 45 Camp Kilmer, NJ
Locations:  Greenville Army Airbase, NC 1 Nov 42; New York Port of Embarkation 10 Jul 43; India 12 Aug 43; Chabua, India Aug 45; North Malir Sep 45; New York Port of Embarkation 23 Oct 45


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849th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Nov 42 MacDill Field, FL
Inactivated:  26 Nov 45 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  MacDill Field, FL 1 Nov 42; New York Port of Embarkation 10 Jul 43; India 12 Aug 43; Tagap, India May 45; Chabua, India Aug 45; New York Port of Embarkation 25 Nov 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma


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853d Engineer Aviation Battalion


(Ex-CBI Roundup, January 1980 Issue)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Jan 43 Dyersburg Army Airbase, TN
Inactivated:  4 Jan 46 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  Dyersburg Army Airbase, TN 1 Jan 43; Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation 3 Oct 43; N. Africa 23 Oct 43; Kharagpur, India 1 Feb 44 (Co A - Calcutta; Co B - Dinjan; Co C - Jorhat); Chabua, India Aug 45; New York Port of Embarkation 3 Jan 46

Campaigns:  India-Burma

(Possibly also at Chakulia for construction of B-29 facilities.)



Source:  18 May 1945 IB ASC Station List

Headquarters and Service Company - Dinjan, India
Company "A" - Dimapur, India
Company "B" - Dinjan, India
Company "C" - Jorhat, India


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858th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Jan 43 Avon Park, FL
Inactivated:  13 Dec 45 Ft. Lewis, WA
Locations:  Avon Park, Fl 1 Jan 43; Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation 3 Oct 43; N. Africa 23 Oct 43; India 27 Dec 43; China 23 May 45; Siakwan, China less det at Kunming, China Aug 45; Seattle Port of Embarkation 12 Dec 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma


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879th Airborne Engineer Aviation Battalion  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984; 30 Sep 45 IBT Station List

Formed:  1 May 43 Westover Field, MA
Inactivated:  2 Jan 46 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  Westover Field, MA 1 May 43; Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation 14 Dec 43; Calcutta, India 13 Feb 44; Bhamo, Burma 17 May 44; Myitkyina, Burma less: Co A at Lashio, Burma; Co B at Bahe, Burma Aug 45, China Sep 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma, China Offensive

Meritorious Unit Commendation:  17 May 44-30 Jun 45, GO 76, Hq I-B Air Svc Cmd, dtd 12 Oct 45



Source:  18 May 1945 IB ASC Station List

Headquarters and Service Company - Bhamo, Burma
Company "A" - Lashio, Burma
Company "B" - Mu-se, Burma



Source:  US Army Corps of Engineers Office of History

May 17, 1944:
Japanese forces blocked construction of the Ledo Road at Myitkyina, Burma. A detachment of Company A 879th Airborne Engineer Battalion, with equipment, began landing at Myitkyina airstrip in gliders and continued to land during the night. Work began rapidly on the airstrip with the unit providing its own defense against Japanese attacks until the strip was finished.



Other Sites of Interest:  879th Engineer Aviation Battalion Story


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1007th Engineer Special Service Battalion (Barge Contruction)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984; 30 Sep 45 IBT Station List

Formed:  14 Dec 44 Ledo, India (1st Bn, 393d Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  11 Jan 46 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  Ledo, India 14 Dec 44; Ledo, India less Co C at Calcutta, India Aug 45; Ledo, India Sep 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma



Source:  Mr. George M. C. Robinson

The 1007th Special Service Eng. Btn. arrived Bombay April 28 1944, 108 days after sailing from Hampton Roads, the longest voyage ever taken by any US forces, aboard the Athos 2nd. Arrived in Calcutta and Landsdown jute mill, Dum Dum, May 6th. 37 days after assembeling 115 wooden barges, Company C moved to Khulna, India, 108 miles Northeast of Calcutta, to replace Companies A & B as they were moved to Ledo. Co. C assembled 85 steel barges 30 ft. wide, 110 ft. long, 10 ft high, and also 8 barge mounted cranes. After completing that assignment in 8 months they were moved to Calcutta and assigned to District 1, Base Section 2, and were assigned to many varied projects as a Co., but as needed in small groups or individuals as needed. A & B Companies built a two lane barge supported bridge over the Irrawaddy River.


From Ex-CBI Roundup, January 1983 issue


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1304th Engineer Construction Battalion  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984; 30 Sep 45 IBT Station List

Formed:  1 Feb 44 Camp Sutton, NC (1304th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  25 Apr 46 India
Locations:  Camp Sutton NC 1 Feb 44; Departed ZI 29 Jun 44; India 7 Aug 44; Burma 1 Nov 44; Myitkyina, Burma less Co C at Kweiyang, China Aug 45; Ledo, India Sep 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma, China Offensive


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1341st Engineer Combat Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  26 Apr 44 Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (2nd Bn, 34th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  13 Apr 46 Korea
Locations:  Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 26 Apr 44; Kwajalein Atoll 1 Feb 44; Saipan 20 Jun 44; Tinian 24 Jul 44; Espiritu Santo 16 Feb 45; Okinawa 9 Apr 45

Campaigns:  Ryukyus, Western Pacific


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1397th Engineer Construction Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  26 Apr 44 Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (2nd Bn, 47th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  20 Feb 46 Okinawa
Locations:  Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 26 Apr 44; Saipan 5 Jul 44; Okinawa Apr 45

Campaigns:  Ryukyus, Western Pacific


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1398th Engineer Construction Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  21 Mar 44 Aiea Staging Area, Hawaii
Inactivated:  20 Feb 46 Okinawa
Locations:  Aiea Staging Area, Hawaii 21 Mar 44; Saipan 15 Jul 44; Okinawa 6 Apr 45

Campaigns:  Ryukyus, Western Pacific


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1862nd Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  28 Nov 44 Gulfport Army Airbase, MS
Inactivated:  30 Jan 46 Guam
Locations:  Gulfport Army Airbase, MS 28 Nov 44; Seattle Port of Embarkation 27 May 45; Hawaii 3 Jun 45; Guam 19 Jun 45


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1863d Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  28 Nov 44 Gulfport Army Airbase, MS
Inactivated:  12 Mar 46 Saipan
Locations:  Gulfport Army Airbase, MS 28 Nov 44; Seattle Port of Embarkation 17 May 45; Hawaii 26 May 45; Guam 21 Jun 45; Saipan 6 Nov 45


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1864th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Dec 44 Drew Field, FL
Inactivated:  17 Jun 46 Oahu, Hawaii
Locations:  Drew Field, FL 1 Dec 44; Seattle Port of Embarkation 12 Jun 45; Hawaii 18 Jun 45; Guam 10 Jul 45


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1868th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  18 Jan 45 Greenville Army Airbase, SC
Inactivated:  31 May 46 Guam
Locations:  Greenville Army Airbase, SC 18 Jan 45; Seattle Port of Embarkation 27 Jun 45; Guam 15 Jul 45


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1869th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  16 Jan 45 Dale Mabry Field, FL
Inactivated:  12 Mar 46 Guam
Locations:  Dale Mabry Field, FL 16 Jan 45; Seattle Port of Embarkation 27 Jun 45; Guam 13 Jul 45


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1875th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:
"World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Mar 43 McChord Field, WA
Inactivated:  2 Jan 46 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  McChord Field, WA 1 Mar 43; Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation 14 Dec 43; N. Africa 21 Dec 43; India 13 Feb 44; Bhamo, Burma by May 45; Dudhkundi, India Aug 45; Ledo, India Sep 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma



Source:  USACE Office of History

February 13, 1944:
The 1875th Engineer Aviation Battalion landed at Bombay, India, and moved to Dudhkundi where it began to convert the old Royal Air Force field to B-29 superfortress standards. On 20 June 1944, a B-29 pilot landed on the new runway at Dudhkundi by mistake, thus establishing the runway as operational and ready for launching the long-range bombers into the Japanese homeland.


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1877th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Mar 43 Venice, FL
Inactivated:  4 Jan 46 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  Venice, FL 1 Mar 43; Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation 16 Dec 43; N. Africa 25 Dec 43; Chakulia, India 13 Feb 44 (construction of B-29 facilities); Myitkyina, Burma 2 Oct 44; Namponmao, Burma less Co A at Mogaung, Burma Aug 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma



Source:  18 May 1945 IB ASC Station List;  30 Sep 1945 IBT Station List

Headquarters and Service Company - Nampanmao, Burma; Myitkyina, Burma
Company "A" - Myitkyina, Burma
Company "B" - Nampanmao, Burma
Company "C" - Nampanmao, Burma


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1878th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Mar 43 Richmond Army Airbase, VA
Inactivated:  24 Feb 46 Korea
Locations:  Richmond Army Airbase, VA 1 Mar 43; San Francisco Port of Embarkation 16 Dec 43; Hawaii 20 Dec 43; Saipan 25 Jul 44; Okinawa 8 May 45

Campaigns:  Ryukus, Western Pacific


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1880th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Mar 43 Geiger Field, WA
Inactivated:  20 Dec 45 Camp Kilmer, NJ
Locations:  Geiger Field, WA 1 Mar 43; Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation 26 Mar 44; N. Africa 9 Apr 44; India 12 May 44; Burma 9 Nov 44; China 12 Jun 45; Chanyi, China Aug 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma


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1882nd Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  15 Oct 44 Greenville Army Airbase, SC
Inactivated:  31 May 46 Okinawa
Locations:  Greenville Army Airbase, SC 15 Oct 44; Seattle Port of Embarkation 16 Apr 45; Hawaii 23 Apr 45; Saipan 19 May 45


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1883d Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:
"World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  15 Mar 43 Eglin Field, FL
Inactivated:  10 Nov 45 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  Eglin Field, FL 15 Mar 43; New York Port of Embarkation 10 Jul 43; India 12 Aug 43; Myitkyina, Burma by May 45; Ledo, India Aug 45; New York Port of Embarkation 9 Nov 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma



Source:  Military.com, Mr. Charles Aresta

Lineage:  Constituted 15 July 1942 in the Army of the United States as 3d Battalion, 923d Engineer Regiment, Aviation (Colored) and redesignated 1 August 1942 as 3d Battalion, 923d Engineer Aviation Regiment (Colored). Activated 2 September 1942 at Eglin Field, Florida. Reorganized and redesignated 15 March 1943 as the 1883d Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored). Departed the New York Port of Embarkation 10 July 1943 and arrived in India on 12 August 1943. The unit was at Ledo, India at the end of World War II (15 August 1945 location). Returned to the United States via the New York Port of Embarkation on 9 November 1945 and inactivated 10 November 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Activated 18 February 1946 at Geiger Field, Washington. Redesignated 20 August 1948 as the 823d Engineer Aviation Battalion. Inactivated 25 September 1949 at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Fort Richardson, Alaska. Allotted to the Regular Army on 8 July 1955. Activated 25 September 1955 at Ernest Harmon Air Force Base, Stephenville, Newfoundland. Inactivated 22 December 1957 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

Campaigns (World War II):  India-Burma, Central Burma

Decorations:  None.

Coat Of Arms:  Shield:  Per chevron indented argent, masoned sable and gules, on a chief nebuly of the last three clusters of moss of the first, all within a bordure of the like.

Crest:  None.

Motto:  To Build - to Defend

Symbolism:  The shield is that of the coat of arms of the 923 Engineer Aviation Regiment within a white border to indicate descent from the 3d Battalion of that regiment. Scarlet and white are the colors of the Corps of Engineers. The masoned wall and nebuly division line, representative of clouds, allude to the mission of the organization. Activation in the State of Florida is symbolized by the clusters of moss.

Distinctive Unit Insignia:  The distinctive Unit Insignia is the shield and motto of the coat of arm (Ltr dtd 18 April 1957).


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1884th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Apr 43 Geiger Field, WA
Inactivated:  21 Mar 46 Okinawa
Locations:  Geiger Field, WA 1 Apr 43; Seattle Port of Embarkation 9 Jul 44; Hawaii 15 Jul 44; Anguar I 17 Sep 44; Guam 17 Dec 44; Okinawa 4 Jul 45

Campaigns:  Ryukus, Western Pacific


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1885th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Apr 43 March Field, CA
Inactivated:  31 May 46 Okinawa
Locations:  March Field, CA 1 Apr 43; Seattle Port of Embarkation 8 Jun 44; Hawaii 17 Jun 44; Guam 25 Aug 44; Okinawa 29 Jun 45

Campaigns:  Ryukus, Western Pacific


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1886th Engineer Aviation Battalion  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Apr 43 March Field, CA
Inactivated:  17 Jun 46 Okinawa
Locations:  March Field, CA 1 Apr 43; Seattle Port of Embarkation 21 Sep 44; Hawaii 28 Sep 44; Guam 11 Dec 44; Okinawa -unknown

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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1887th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Apr 43 March Field, CA
Inactivated:  30 Jan 46 Guam
Locations:  March Field, CA 1 Apr 43; Seattle Port of Embarkation 15 May 44; Hawaii 22 May 44; Angaur I 17 Sep 44; Guam 15 Mar 45

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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1888th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Apr 43 MacDill Field, FL
Inactivated:  4 Jan 46 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  MacDill Field, FL 1 Apr 43; Los Angeles Port of Embarkation 27 Feb 44; Piardoba, India 31 Mar 44 (construction of B-29 facilities); Bhamo, Burma, Jul 45 (Ledo Road construction); Myitkyina, Burma Aug 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma



Source:  18 May 1945 IB ASC Station List

Headquarters and Service Company - Bhamo, Burma
Company "A" - Nampanmao, Burma
Company "B" - Bhamo, Burma
Company "C" - Bhamo, Burma


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1889th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Apr 43 Davis-Monthan Field, AZ
Inactivated:  28 Feb 46 Okinawa
Locations:  Davis-Monthan Field, AZ 1 Apr 43; Seattle Port of Embarkation 21 May 44; Hawaii 28 May 44; Guam 25 Aug 44; Okinawa 15 Jul 45

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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1890th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Activated:  1 May 43, March Field, CA
Inactivated:  30 Jan 46 Tinian
Locations:  Tinian less Co B on Kwajalein 1 Aug 45


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1891st Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 May 43 Geiger Field, WA
Inactivated:  20 Dec 45 India
Locations:  Geiger Field, WA 1 May 43; Los Angeles Port of Embarkation 30 Aug 44; India 7 Oct 44; Burma 8 Nov 44; China 11 Apr 45; Mengtze, China Aug 45

Campaigns:  India-Burma, China Defensive, China Offensive



Source:  History of the 1891st EAB, supplied by Mr. John Clark

  • Assigned to 4th AF 24 Mar 44
  • Moved to Camp Anza, CA (LA POE) 13 Aug 44, arriving 30 Aug 44
  • Moved from Dinjan, India to Waingmaw, Burma 8 Nov 44
  • Moved from Myitkyina to Bhamo 2 Feb 45
  • Transfer from 10th AF (Bhamo) to 14th AF (Kunming) 15 Mar 45 (HQ moved 3 Apr 45)
    • Co A moved 29 Mar 45
    • Co B moved 13 Apr 45
    • Co C moved 26 Mar 45



Other Sites of Interest:

Photo album of T/Sgt Edgar B. Harrison courtesy of his daughter, Mary Rodman


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1899th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  1 Jun 43 MacDill Field, FL
Inactivated:  29 Jul 46 Guam
Locations:  MacDill Field, FL 1 Jun 43; Seattle Port of Embarkation 29 Sep 44; Hawaii 8 Oct 44; Guam 11 Dec 44

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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1905th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  2 Jun 43 Dow Field, ME (1st Bn, 924th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  4 Jan 46 New York Port of Embarkation
Locations:  Dow Field, ME 2 Jun 43; New York Port of Embarkation 8 Sep 43; India 12 Oct 43; Bhamo, Burma 1944; Ledo, India Aug 45; New York Port of Embarkation 3 Jan 46

Campaigns:  India-Burma, Central Burma



Source:  Military.com, Mr. Charles Aresta

Lineage:  Constituted 15 July 1942 as 1st Battalion, 924th Engineer Regiment, in the Army of the United States. Activated 1 October 1942 at Army Air Base, Richmond, Virginia. Redesignated 1905 Engineer Aviation Battalion, 2 June 1943 at Dow Field, Maine. Departed the New York Port of Embarkation 8 September 1943 and arrived in India 12 October 1943. The unit was at Ledo, India at the end of World War II (15 August 1945 location). Returned to the United States via the New York Port of Embarkation on 3 January 1946 and inactivated 4 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Allotted to the National Guard of California 24 May 1946; Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Company organized and Federally recognized 27 September 1948 at Alameda, California. Ordered into active military service 1 October 1950 at Alameda and reorganized 3 November 1950 as follows: 1810th Engineer Aviation Company (see ANNEX 1) redesignated Comany A. 1811th Engineer Aviation Company (see ANNEX 2) redesignated Company B. 1812th Engineer Aviation Company (see ANNEX 3) redesignated Company C.

Annex 1:  1810th Engineer Aviation Company constituted 2 July 1942 as 907th Engineer Headquarters Company, Air Force. Activated 13 July 1942 at March Field, California. Redesignated 907th Engineer Air Force Headquaters Company, 1 August 1942. Inactivated 20 December 1945 in India. Redesignted 1810th Engineer Aviation Company 24 May 1946 and allotted to the National Guard of Oregon. Organized and Federally recognized 14 December 1949 at Portland. Ordered into active military service 1 October 1950 at Portland.

Annex 2:  1811th Engineer Aviation Company constituted 15 July 1942 as 908th Engineer Headquarters Company, Air Force. Activated 1 August 1942 as 908th Engineer Air Force Headquarters Company at Hamilton Field, California. Disbanded 1 March 1944 at Army Air Field, Santa Rosa, California. Reconstituted 14 February 1946 and activated 1 March 1946 at Geiger Field, Spokane, Washington. Redesignated 1811th Engineer Aviatiion Company 11 September 1946 and allotted to the National Guard of California. Organzied and Federally recognized 27 Sepember 1948 at Alameda, California. Ordered into active military service 1 October 1950 at Alameda.

Annex 3:  1812th Engineer Aviation Company constituted 23 February 1943 as 914th Engineer Air Force Headquarters Company. Activated 1 March 1943 at Hamilton Field, California. Combat service in the Pacific Theater. Served in the Army of Occupation of Okinawa 15 September - 14 October 1945 and Japan from 15 October 1945 - 5 March 1946. Inactivated 25 March 1946 in Pacific. Redesignated 1812th Engineer Aviation Company 24 May 1946 and allotted to National Guard of California. Organized and Federally recognized 18 October 1948 at Van Nuys. Ordered into active military service 1 October 1950 at Van Nuys.

Stations:  Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Service Company - Alameda, California. Company A - Portland, Oregon. Company B - Alameda, California. Company C - Van Nuys, California.

Campaign Participation Credit:  World War II: India-Burma Central Burma Company A (Portland, Ore.) entitled to Silver Bands inscribed: SICILY, CHINA DEFENSIVE, AND CHINA OFFENSIVE. Company C (Van Nuys, Calif.) entitled to Silver Bands inscribed: NEW GUINEA, LUZON and LEYTE DECORATIONS. Company A (Portland, Ore.) entitled to Meritorious Unit Streamer for period from 1 Sep - 1 Nov 44, embroidered PACIFIC THEATER (907 Eng Avn Co cited per GO 63, Hqs, 14th AF, dtd 28 May 45). Company C (Van Nuys, Calif.) entitled to Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945 (Co C cited per DA GO 47-50.)

NOTE:  Personnel of this unit having earned the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation further authorized the Philippine Liberation and Independence Medals and the Philippine Wound Medal if wounded in the Philippines in WW II.

Coat Of Arms Shield:  Per bend argent and gules, in chief a Malayan bear's head affronte erased proper and in base the Burmese insignia of six stars of the first.

Crest:  That for the regiments and separate battalions of the California National Guard: On a wreath of the colors (argent and gules) the setting sun behind a grizzly bear passant on a grassy field all proper.

Crest:  That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Oregon National Guard: On a wreath of the colors (argent and gules) a demi disc gules charged with the setting sun with twelve light rays or (the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 41st Division) behind a beaver sejant proper.

Motto:  Ernest Endeavor.

Description:  The colors red and whtie are for Engineers. The Burmese stars indicate one battle honor awarded the organization for service in that area, while the Malayan bear, indigenous to Burma and the Mayay Peninsula, represents the other battle honor.

Distinctive Unit Insignia:  The distinctive insignia consist of the shield and motto of the coat of arms.


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1908th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  15 Oct 44 Greenville Army Airbase, SC
Inactivated:  17 Jun 46 Okinawa
Locations:  Greenville Army Airbase, SC 15 Oct 44; Seattle Port of Embarkation 10 Mar 45; Hawaii 18 Mar 45; Saipan 24 Apr 45; Okinawa (Shipment #98721 unloading) 12 Aug 45


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1909th Engineer Aviation Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  20 Oct 44 Dale Mabry Field, FL
Inactivated:  17 Jun 46 Okinawa
Locations:  Dale Mabry Field, FL 20 Oct 44; Seattle Port of Embarkation 16 Apr 45; Hawaii 23 Apr 45; Saipan 19 Jun 45; Okinawa Aug 45


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1924th Engineer Aviation Battalion

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  9 Jul 44 Geiger Field, WA
Inactivated:  17 Jun 46 Okinawa
Locations:  Geiger Field, WA 9 Jul 44; Departed ZI 3 May 45; Hawaii 10 May 45; Guam 25 May 45; Okinawa Jul 45


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2803d Engineer General Service Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  17 Dec 44 Aiea Staging Area, Hawaii (1st Bn, 1316th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  30 Jan 46 Saipan
Locations:  Aiea Staging Area, Hawaii 17 Dec 44; Saipan 8 Feb 45

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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2804th Engineer General Service Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  17 Dec 44 Hawaii
Inactivated:  30 Jan 46 Saipan
Locations:  Hawaii 17 Dec 44; Saipan 1 Feb 45

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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2805th Engineer General Service Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  17 Dec 44 Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (1st Bn, 1320th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  30 Jan 46 Saipan
Locations:  Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 17 Dec 44; Saipan 7 Feb 45

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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2806th Engineer General Service Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  17 Dec 44 Area Staging Area, Hawaii (2nd Bn, 1316th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  (Active through 1946)
Locations:  Aiea Staging Area, Hawaii 17 Dec 44; Saipan 2 Feb 45

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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2807th Engineer General Service Battalion (Colored)

Source:  "World War II Order of Battle", Shelby L. Stanton, 1984

Formed:  17 Dec 44 Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (3d Bn, 1320th Engineer Reg)
Inactivated:  29 Nov 45 Guam
Locations:  Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 17 Dec 44; Saipan 6 Feb 45; Guam 29 Nov 45

Campaigns:  Western Pacific


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Engineer Companies

71st Engineer Light Ponton Co. - Bhamo
75th Engineer Light Ponton Co. - Tinghawk
76th Engineer Light Ponton Co. - Ledo

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (76th Engineer Company)

Lineage:

  • Constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 76th Engineer Company
  • Activated 1 June 1941 at Fort McClellan, Alabama
  • Reorganized and redesignated 6 October 1943 as the 76th Engineer Light Ponton Company
  • Inactivated 27 November 1945 at the New York Port of Embarkation
  • Redesignated 15 November 1946 as the 76th Engineer Light Equipment Company
  • Redesignated 18 December 1947 as the 76th Engineer Panel Bridge Transport Company
  • Activated 15 January 1948 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky
  • Reorganized and redesignated 3 March 1949 as the 76th Engineer Dump Truck Company
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 76th Engineer Company
  • Inactivated 25 July 1955 in Korea
  • Activated 8 July 1957 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Inactivated 24 March 1962 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • Activated 24 July 1964 at Fort Lee, Virginia
  • Inactivated 6 July 1966 in Vietnam
  • Activated 6 December 1969 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Inactivated 5 April 1972 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Activated 16 October 2005 at Fort Knox, Kentucky

Campaign Participation Credit:

  • World War II:  India-Burma
  • Korean War:  UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953
  • Vietnam:  Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II
  • War on Terrorism:  Campaigns to be determined

Decorations:
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1951
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2007-2008
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2009-2010

Lineage and Honors Information as of 18 February 2011

77th Engineer Light Ponton Co. - Myitkyina

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (77th Engineer Company)

Lineage:

  • Constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 77th Engineer Company
  • Activated 2 June 1941 at Fort Custer, Michigan
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1942 as the 77th Engineer Light Ponton Company
  • Inactivated 27 November 1945 at the New York Port of Embarkation
  • Redesignated 15 November 1946 as the 77th Engineer Combat Company
  • Activated 6 December 1946 in Japan
  • Assigned 27 February 1947 to the 25th Infantry Division
  • Inactivated 15 April 1953 in Korea and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 8 May 1956 as the 77th Engineer Company
  • Activated 15 May 1956 at West Point, New York
  • Inactivated 15 May 1958 at West Point, New York
  • Activated 1 December 1961 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska
  • Inactivated 1 July 1963 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska
  • Activated 3 June 1966 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Inactivated 21 February 1973 at Fort Eustis, Virginia
  • Activated 16 September 2006 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Campaign Participation Credit:

  • World War II:  India-Burma; Central Burma
  • Korean War:  UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter

Decorations:  None

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

191st Engineer Light Ponton Co. *
195th Engineer Dump Truck Co. - Bhamo
428th Engineer Dump Truck Co.

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (515th Engineer Company)

Lineage:

  • Constituted 24 March 1942 in the Regular Army as the 428th Engineer Company
  • Activated 22 April 1942 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, as the 428th Engineer Dump Truck Company
  • Inactivated 13 December 1945 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Redesignated 30 January 1947 as the 515th Engineer Dump Truck Company
  • Redesignated 22 March 1949 as the 515th Engineer Petroleum Distribution Company
  • Activated 16 May 1949 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Reorganized and redesignated 29 August 1951 as the 515th Engineer Pipeline Company
  • Redesignated 1 December 1953 as the 515th Engineer Company
  • Inactivated 21 December 1956 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Activated 22 March 1968 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
  • Inactivated 15 September 1995 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
  • Activated 16 May 2007 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Campaign Participation Credit:

  • World War II: American Theater, Streamer without inscription; Aleutian Islands; China Offensive
  • Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire

Decorations:

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for ALCAN HIGHWAY
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 June 2007

443d Engineer Supply Base Depot Co. - Calcutta
446th Engineer Supply Base Depot Co. - Ledo
Activated 15 Apr 43, Fort Snelling, MN

456th Engineer Supply Base Depot Co. *
479th Engineer Maintenance Co. - Bhamo  (See CBI Unit Histories)
497th Engineer Heavy Equipment Shop Co. - Shingbwiyang
504th Engineer Light Ponton Co. - Myitkyina  (See CBI Unit Histories)

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (380th Engineer Company)

Lineage:
  • Constituted 19 March 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 504th Engineer Company
  • Redesignated 1 April 1942 as the 504th Engineer Light Ponton Company
  • Activated 15 May 1942 at Camp Gordon, Georgia
  • Inactivated 27 November 1945 at the New York Port of Embarkation
  • Redesignated 8 May 1947 as the 380th Engineer Ponton Bridge Company and allotted to the Organized Reserves
  • Activated 30 May 1947 at Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Location changed 3 July 1947 to Rocky Mount, North Carolina
  • (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Location changed 25 March 1949 to Plymouth, North Carolina
  • Inactivated 1 September 1950 at Plymouth, North Carolina
  • Redesignated 8 May 1952 as the 380th Engineer Dump Truck Company
  • Activated 1 June 1952 at Burgaw, North Carolina
  • Reorganized and redesignated 28 February 1954 as the 380th Engineer Company
  • Location changed 28 May 1956 to Columbia, South Carolina
  • Inactivated 25 June 1959 at Columbia, South Carolina
  • Activated 16 September 2008 at Greenville, Mississippi
  • Ordered into active military service 3 January 2011 at Greenville, Mississippi

Campaign Participation Credit:  World War II: India-Burma, Central Burma

Decorations:  None

Lineage and Honors Information as of 18 March 2011

691st Engineer Base Equipment Co. - Calcutta  (See CBI Unit Histories)
Activated 14 Aug 43, Camp Sutton, NC

797th Engineer Forestry Co. - Bhamo
900th Engineer Co. (A/B) (Avn) - Kurmitola, India  (See CBI Unit Histories)
907th Engineer Co. (AF Hq)

Source:  Military.com, Mr. Charles Aresta & Mr. Bernie Shearon

Lineage:  Constituted 2 July 1942 as 907th Engineer Headquarters Company, Air Force and assigned to the 1905th Engineer Avaiation Battalion. Activated 13 July 1942 at March Field, California. Redesignated 907th Engineer Air Force Headquaters Company, 1 August 1942. Inactivated 20 December 1945 in India. Redesignted 1810th Engineer Aviation Company 24 May 1946 and allotted to the National Guard of Oregon per AG 322 (26 Nov 46), 5 Dec 46. Organized and Federally recognized 14 December 1949 at Portland. Ordered into active military service 1 October 1950 at Portland. (See 1905th Engineer Aviation Battalion, Annex 1, above)

Meritorious Unit Commendation: 1 Sep-1 Nov 44, GO 63, Hq 14th AF, dtd 28 May 45

948th Engineer Co. (Avn) Topographic
Meritorious Unit Commendation: 7 Aug 44-7 Feb 45, GO 70, Hq 20th AF, dtd 4 Oct 45

949th Engineer Co. Topographic - Depot Field (later Harmon Field), Guam
Meritorious Unit Commendation: 19 Jan-31 Jul 45, GO 51, Hq 20th AF, dtd 5 Apr 45

958th Engineer Co. (Avn) Topographic  (8th Photo Recon Gp)
967th Engineer Maintenance Co. - Activated 15 May 43 at Camp Gordon, GA; Ledo
1359th Engineer Dump Truck Co. - Loglai

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (103d Engineer Company)

103d Engineer Company Lineage

  • Constituted 16 February 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 1359th Engineer Dump Truck Company
  • Activated 1 March 1944 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Inactivated 22 January 1946 at Fort Lawton, Washington
  • Activated 30 November 1946 in Germany
  • Inactivated 14 March 1947 in Germany
  • Redesignated 8 December 1954 as the 103d Engineer Company and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 25 October 1954 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
  • Inactivated 20 March 1972 in Vietnam
  • Activated 16 September 2006 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Campaign Participation Credit:

  • World War II:  Central Burma
  • Vietnam:  Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II

Decorations:

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1967
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1967-1970

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

1388th Engineer Forestry Co. - Loglai
1544th Engineer Maintenance Team
1545th Engineer Maintenance Team
1575th Engineer Heavy Equipment Shop Co. - Myitkyina
1779th Engineer Supply Base Depot Co. (1779th Engineer Parts Supply Company)- Chabua
1786th Engineer Supply Base Depot Co. (1786th Engineer Parts Supply Company)- Calcutta
1787th Engineer Supply Base Depot Co. (1787th Engineer Parts Supply Company)- Ledo, Myitkyina
2757th Engineer Depot Co. - Ledo
Platoon, 2757th Engineer Depot Co. - Chabua

* Source:  various issues of Ex-CBI Roundup

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Engineer Petroleum Distribution Companies  (See CBI Unit Histories)

699th EPD Company - North Malir by 30 Sep 45
700th EPD Company - Tinsukia
Meritorious Unit Commendation:  1 Dec 44-1 Mar 45, GO 63, Hq SOS IBT, dtd 1 Apr 45; 1 Jul 51-13 Feb 53, DA GO 31-55 (700 Engineer Pipeline Co)

706th EPD Company - Tinghawk
1779th Engineer Parts Supply Platoon

707th EPD Company - Kanchrapara
708th EPD Company - Nowgong
Meritorious Unit Commendation:  1 Dec 44-1 Mar 45, GO 63, Hq SOS IBT, dtd 1 Apr 45

709th EPD Company - Shingbwiyang
775th EPD Company - Mu-se
Activated 14 Aug 43, Camp Claiborne, LA


776th EPD Company - Myitkyina
Activated 14 Aug 43, Camp Claiborne, LA

777th EPD Company - Chittagong
Activated 14 Aug 43, Camp Claiborne, LA
Meritorious Unit Commendation:  1 Mar-30 Nov 44, GO 49, Hq SOS IBT, dtd 23 Dec 44

778th EPD Company - Ledo

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (336th Engineer Company)

Lineage:
  • Constituted 13 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 778th Engineer Petroleum Distribution Company
  • Activated 14 August 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Inactivated 2 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey
  • Redesignated 12 September 1947 as the 336th Engineer Dump Truck Company, and allotted to the Organized Reserves
  • Activated 25 September 1947 at Bristol, Virginia
  • (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 20 July 1953 as the 336th Engineer Company
  • Location changed 19 April 1956 to Clintwood, Virginia
  • Inactivated 11 May 1959 at Clintwood, Virginia
  • Activated 16 September 2008 at Weirton, West Virginia

Campaign Participation Credit:  World War II: India-Burma, Central Burma

Decorations:  None

779th EPD Company - China by 30 Sep 45
Activated 14 Aug 43, Camp Claiborne, LA
780th EPD Company - China by 30 Sep 45

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (333d Engineer Company)

Lineage:
  • Constituted 13 August 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 780th Engineer Petroleum Distribution Company
  • Activated 14 August 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Inactivated 8 December 1945 in India
  • Redesignated 22 September 1947 as the 333d Engineer Petroleum Distribution Company, and allotted to the Organized Reserves
  • Activated 7 October 1947 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • (Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)
  • Ordered into active military service 11 September 1950 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Reorganized and redesignated 23 July 1951 as the 333d Engineer Pipeline Company
  • Reorganized and redesignated 24 November 1953 as the 333d Engineer Company
  • Released from active military service 26 May 1955 and reverted to reserve status
  • Inactivated 20 July 1955 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Activated 1 December 1955 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ordered into active military service 15 October 1961 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; released from active military service 4 August 1962 and reverted to reserve status
  • Inactivated 28 December 1965 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Activated 30 January 1968 at West Hazelton, Pennsylvania
  • Inactivated 13 July 1976 at West Hazelton, Pennsylvania
  • Activated 16 September 2008 at Reading, Pennsylvania

Campaign Participation Credit:  World War II: India-Burma, Central Burma

Decorations:  None

789th EPD Company - Calcutta by 30 Sep 45

Source:  789th Engineer Petroleum Distribution Co. - Unit History - CBI Theater of World War II

Under the provisions of letter, the Adjutant General's Office, file AG 322, (12 August 1943) OB - I - SPMOU - M, dated 13 August 1943, and General Order No. 132, Headquarters, Eight Service Command, ASF, dated 17 August 1943, the 789th Engineer Petroleum Distribution Company was officially activated.

The date and place of official activation was 14 August 1943 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana. Captain Troy E. Peterson, 0-342089, CE, was assigned to the 789th Engr Pet Dist Co per memorandum No. S805-20-43, WD, Washington, DC, dated 1 August 1943, and para 1, SO 195, Hq, WD, ASF, Office of the Chief of Engineers, Washington, DC. Captain Peterson officially assumed his command on 20 August 1943.

The organization was set up and governed under the provisions of T/O 5-327 with an authorized strength of 7 officers and 221 enlisted men.

Stations:  Camp Claiborne, LA, Aug 43; Camp Patrick Henry, 14 Apr 44; Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, 22 Apr 44; Bombay, India, 25 May 44; Kanchrapara Staging Area, 31 May 44; Budge Budge, India, 2 June 44.

14 Jun 44: officers and enlisted men moved out to their 15 pump stations spread out over a 420 mile area to start the initial operation of the Bengal - Assam Pipeline.

20 Jun 44: the 789 Headquarters moved from the temporary camp to a permanent camp at Budge Budge designated as "Camp No. 1" in District Order #27, Hq, Engr Dist #12.)

1380th EPD Company
1381st EPD Company - China by 30 Sep 45
1382nd EPD Company - Jorhat
1756th EPD Company - Ledo

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Engineer Detachments / Platoons

156th Engineer Service Detachment - Calcutta

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (156th Engineer Detachment)

Lineage:

  • Constituted 20 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 156th Engineer Service Detachment
  • Activated 30 December 1944 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Reorganized and redesignated 11 June 1945 as the 156th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment
  • Inactivated 16 January 1946 in India
  • Activated 20 September 1946 in Korea
  • Assigned 1 July 1947 to the 7th Infantry Division
  • Relieved 1 December 1948 from assignment to the 7th Infantry Division
  • Inactivated 1 June 1949 on Okinawa
  • Redesignated 6 May 1959 as the 156th Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 25 June 1959 at Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Inactivated 25 January 1965 at Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Activated 4 May 1965 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Inactivated 8 October 1971 in Vietnam
  • Activated 1 September 1980 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Inactivated 15 July 1988 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Activated 16 September 2006 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Campaign Participation Credit:

  • World War II:  Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription
  • Vietnam:  Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I

Decorations

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1968
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1968-1970

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2006

386th Engineer Supply Detachment - Ledo
378th Engineer Rock Crusher Detachment - Ledo
1037th Engineer Gas Generating Detachment - North Malir by 30 Sep 45
1185th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon - Ledo
1631st Engineer Photographic Mapping Platoon - Dehra Dun
1721st Engineer Map Depot Detachment - Chabua

* 2070th Avn Engineer Utility and Fire Fighting - 25 ASG
* 2071st Avn Engineer Utility and Fire Fighting - 28 ASG
* 2072nd Avn Engineer Utility and Fire Fighting - 86 ASG
* 2073d Avn Engineer Utility and Fire Fighting - 87 ASG

* Source:  25th Air Service Group

  • 885th Airborne Engineer Battalion formed at Bradley Field, CT early 1943
  • Moved to Westover Field, MA, Nov 1943
  • 885th Airborne Engineer Battalion disbanded Dec 1943
  • HQ Co. redesignated 2070th Aviation Engineering, Utility and Firefighting Detachment
  • Co. A redesignated 2071st Aviation Engineering, Utility and Firefighting Detachment
  • Co. B redesignated 2072nd Aviation Engineering, Utility and Firefighting Detachment
  • Co. C redesignated 2073d Aviation Engineering, Utility and Firefighting Detachment
  • All units arrived in Salua Air Field, India, Apr 1944 and redesignated Aviation Engineer Utility and Fire Fighting Detachments
  • Departed India for Tinian, Feb 1945

2085th Engineer Platoon (Avn) Fire Fighting - Barrackpore, India
Activated c. 20 Jan 44 at Dale Mabry Field, FL. Deactivated c. 14 Feb 46.

2086th Engineer Platoon (Avn) Fire Fighting
Activated c. 20 Jan 1944 at Dale Mabry Field, FL. Stationed at Bhamo by 1 Aug 45 (assigned to North Burma Air Task Force)

2087th Engineer Platoon (Avn) Fire Fighting - 305 ASG - Ondal, India
Activated c. 20 Jan 44 at Dale Mabry Field, FL.

2757th Engineer Depot Detachment
2856th Engineer Gas Generating Detachment - Myitkyina
2903d Engineer Maintenance Platoon - Chabua
3055th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Calcutta
3056th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Calcutta
3057th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Chabua
3058th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Ledo
3130th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - New Delhi
3131st Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Calcutta
3132nd Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Chabua

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (132nd Engineer Detachment)

Lineage:

  • Constituted 20 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3132d Engineer Service Detachment
  • Activated 30 December 1944 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Redesignated 11 June 1945 as the 3132d Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment
  • Inactivated 12 January 1946 in India
  • Redesignated 30 September 1966 as the 132d Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 1 December 1966 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Inactivated 25 August 1968 in Vietnam
  • Activated 1 August 1988 at Fort McPherson, Georgia

Campaign Participation Credit:
  • World War II: Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription
  • Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V
Decorations:  None

Lineage and Honors Information as of 12 April 2007

3133d Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Chabua

Source:   133d Engineer Detachment

LINEAGE
  • Constituted 20 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3133d Engineer Service Detachment
  • Activated 30 December 1944 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Redesignated 11 June 1945 as the 3133d Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment
  • Inactivated 12 January 1946 in India
  • Redesignated 30 September 1966 as the 133d Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 1 December 1966 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • Inactivated 25 August 1968 in Vietnam
  • Activated 1 August 1988 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Inactivated 15 September 1995 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Activated 16 February 2010 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II:  Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription

Vietnam:  Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V

Southwest Asia:  Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire

DECORATIONS:  Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 1990-1991

As of 12 March 2010

3134th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Myitkyina 3135th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Ledo 3136th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment - Ledo

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (94th Engineer Detachment)

Lineage:

  • Constituted 20 October 1944 in the Army of the United States as the 3136th Engineer Service Detachment
  • Activated 30 December 1944 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
  • Redesignated 11 June 1945 as the 3136th Engineer Refrigeration Maintenance Detachment
  • Inactivated 30 November 1945 in India
  • Redesignated 13 October 1966 as the 94th Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Regular Army
  • Activated 1 January 1967 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Inactivated 20 March 1972 in Vietnam
  • Activated 1 March 1987 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Inactivated 15 August 1988 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Activated 17 October 2005 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Campaign Participation Credit:

  • World War II:  Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription
  • Vietnam:  Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II

Decorations:

  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1967-1968
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1970-1971
  • Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class for VIETNAM 1967-1970

Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 April 2006

3286th Engineer Utility Detachment - Activated in IB theater 14 Aug 45; Ledo
3287th Engineer Utility Detachment (1000 man) - Activated in IB theater 6 Jul 45; North Malir
3288th Engineer Utility Detachment (1000 man) - Activated in IB theater 6 Jul 45; Chabua
3289th Engineer Utility Detachment (2500 man) - Activated in IB theater 6 Jul 45; Angus Mills
3290th Engineer Utility Detachment (4000 man) - Activated in IB theater 6 Jul 45; Kanchrapara
3952nd Engineer Utilities Detachment

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (46th Engineer Detachment)

Lineage:

  • Constituted 10 September 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 3352d Engineer Utilities Detachment
  • Activated 13 September 1945 in China
  • Inactivated 15 December 1945 in China
  • Allotted 13 August 1946 to the Regular Army
  • Activated 28 December 1946 on Okinawa as the 3352d Engineer Utilities Detachment (Philippine Scouts)
  • Inactivated 30 April 1947 on Okinawa; concurrently withdrawn from the Philippine Scouts
  • Redesignated 5 February 1953 as the 46th Engineer Utilities Detachment
  • Activated 10 April 1953 in Korea
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1954 as the 46th Engineer Detachment
  • Inactivated 25 June 1958 in Korea
  • Activated 25 June 1959 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • Inactivated 15 July 1982 at Fort Huachuca, Arizona
  • Activated 16 April 2010 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Campaign Participation Credit:

  • Korean War: Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953.
  • Vietnam: Defense; Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II

Decorations:  None

Lineage and Honors Information as of 23 September 2010


3953d Engineer Maintenance Detachment

Source:  U.S. Army Center of Military History (953d Engineer Detachment)

Lineage:

  • Constituted 27 July 1945 in the Army of the United States as the 3953d Engineer Maintenance Detachment
  • Activated 20 August 1945 in China
  • Inactivated 8 October 1945 in China
  • Redesignated 24 November 1967 as the 953d Engineer Detachment and allotted to the Army Reserve
  • Activated 31 January 1968 at Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Location changed 15 March 1972 to New Kensington, Pennsylvania
  • Inactivated 16 July 1980 at New Kensington, Pennsylvania
  • Activated 17 September 2003 at Annville, Pennsylvania
  • Inactivated 15 September 2006 at Annville, Pennsylvania
  • Activated 16 September 2010 at Fort Dix, New Jersey

Campaign Participation Credit:  World War II: Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Streamer without inscription

Decorations:  None

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