Unit History: Formed on March 6, 1943, at Camp Bowie, TX. Deactivated in May 12, 1944, Camp Van Dorn, MS. Personnel transferred to the 144th Infantry.
Combat Equipment: N/A
Commanding Officers: Lt. Col. Richard W. Mayo
Code Name/s: N/A
Campaign Credits: Continental U.S. Service Only
1.) Christmas Program – A 1943 Christmas Program for Company B of the 647th Tank Destroyer Battalion, while the unit was stationed at Fort Jackson, SC. The program includes a Menu and a Roster of both Officers and Enlisted men totalling about 130.
2.) Miscellaneous Documents-from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, Abilene, Kansas.
Special Orders #105, May 1, 1943……………………1 Page
3.) Company B Group Photo – Taken at an unknown location and unknown date. Provided courtesy of Paul Stevens.