828th Tank Destroyer Battalion (AA)

Unit History:  Formed on May 30, 1942, at Fort Knox, KY, as a Heavy Self-Propelled unit.  Unit was disbanded on Dec. 7, 1943, at Fort Huachuca, AZ and its personnel transferred to the 150th, 373rd, 390th, 393rd and 394th Quartermaster Truck Companies.

Combat Equipment:  N/A

Commanding Officers:  Lt. Col. George M. O'Connor (5/30/42-Exec. Officer 6/4/42);  Lt. Col. Harvey Shelton (6/4/42);  Major Wilson L. Burley (10/31/42);  Capt. Gilbert S. Holbrook (11/25/43)

Code Name/s:  N/A

Campaign Credits:   Continental U.S. Service Only

Awards:  None

Additional Information/Materials:

1.)  Miscellaneous Documents - from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.

      General Orders #2, Awards, Oct. 21, 1943...........................2 Pages

      Various Docs., 1942-1943.................................................15 Pages

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