Unit History: Formed on December 16, 1941, at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, as a Light Towed Battalion. Deactivated on February 28, 1945, at Camp Hood, TX.
Combat Equipment: N/A
Commanding Officers: Lt. Col. James J. Derry, Donald Coates
Code Name/s: N/A
Campaign Credits: Continental U.S. Service Only
1.) Miscellaneous Documents - from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, Abilene, Kansas.
General Order #41, May 15, 1943..........................1 Page
2.) Company C Group Photo - Although it is not identified, this was probably taken at the same time as the following A Company photo, which is identified as taken at Camp Cooke, CA, on August 28, 1943. The background between the two images is identical.
3.) Company A Group Photo - Taken at Camp Cooke, CA, on August 28, 1943. A full roster of men is included as page 2 of the document. Photo courtesy of Paul Stevens.