As a professional researcher and World War II historian, Bill Beigel providesresearch services to genealogists, historians, authors, andcivilians who are looking for information found in WW2 military unitrecords. They are a component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Every Marine who had walked point before Buenagua during his time in Sangin had either been killed or grievously wounded. 2013 2023 WW2 Research Inc. All rights reserved. Are you still working on this blog? This series consists of the original mission reports pertaining to specific targets. The casualties suffered by a typical American infantry regiment serving in World War II were horrendous. 1225, From its activation at Camp Van Dorn, Mississippi through the end of World War II . Across the wars urban battlefields, where IEDs posed the biggest threat to American troops, engineers were often tasked with conducting route clearance missions. This is a list of known United States Engineer Regiments in existence at the time of World War II . A number of deck logs have been digitized and are now available online in the National Archives Catalog. The dates covered by an individual file are listed within the file units description under Details -- it will note, This file unit documents the time period, followed by a date range. Hi Bill. The ship war diaries were maintained on a daily basis and describe the major activities of the day (e.g. Mary, If you are researching the military service of a specific individual, we suggest you start by requesting their military personnel records. i* Dedicated to the IX Engineer Command and its constituent units. The WWII muster rolls have been digitized through NARAs partnership with Ancestry, and are available to search and view on Ancestrys website at, US World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949. , includes a variety of records, including select action reports, war diaries, rosters of officers, unpublished histories, correspondence, and more. Suitland, On 1 April 1943, the unit was reorganized and redesignated as the 11th Engineer Battalion (Combat) and sent to the United States for training. ^j,0R| The two primary record groups are the Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24), which includes World War II-era deck logs and muster rolls and the Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1875 - 2006 (Record Group 38), which includes War Diaries and Action Reports. They departed France on August 7, 1945, with designation of Shipment #R5218-S. Her (and Roberts') son Robert Maze Jr is alive and well. Combat engineers from across the 82nd Airborne Division train for the Best Sapper competition, Feb. 12, 2020, on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Mel Brooks Was a Combat Engineer in World War II : No. Thank you to Rebecca Collier, Marie Taylor and Rachael Salyer for contributing to this post! Company C, He was awarded the Bronze Star for Bravery for action in Germany. A paper file list index for this series is available at the National Archives. 1462, Generally, the files do not include any personnel or medical information. Thanks for putting this together. Other nations recognized their effectiveness and eventually followed suit. During World War II the 36th Engineer Regiment consisted of nine combat engineer companies trained for amphibious assault and support operations. Information about the missions, the men and the planes of the U.S. Army Air Force 94th Bomb Group (Heavy) in World War II. Combat Engineers played important roles in numerous World War II battles, especially breaching the heavily fortified Seigfried Line protecting the German border and numerous defensive lines established by the Wehrmacht in Italy, including the Gustav Line. Parsons. series consists of war diaries submitted by District Coast Guard Officers (DCGO) and ship officers during World War II. The Marines in the Sapper Leader Course conducted demolition training to familiarize themselves with explosive breaching and develop proficiency in mobility support to infantry units. They document events that occurred and may contain information such as courses steered, distance run, compass variations, sea and weather conditions, ships position, principal headlands passed, names of lookouts, and a any unusual occurrences. Submitted by Mrs. Joanne Emerick, Hoxie, Kansas, DATA SOURCE: National Archives - Washington, DC/Suitland, Maryland, AIR BASE SECURITY 901st Air Base Security Battalion-Batangas 903rd Air Base Security Battalion-Milne Bay 922nd Air Base Security Battalion-Milne Bay 924th Air Base Security Battalion-Milne Bay, AIR CARGO 4th Air Cargo Resupply Squadron-Clark Field 5th Air Cargo Resupply Squadron-Clark Field, AMPHIBIAN 490th Amphibian Truck Co. -Guam 491st Amphibian Truck Co. -Okinawa 493rd Amphibian Truck Co.-Okinawa 494th Amphibian Truck Co.-Fort Hase 495th Amphibian Truck Co.-Okinawa 496th Amphibian Truck Co.-Okinawa 811th Amphibian Truck Co.-Lingayen 812th Amphibian Truck Co.-Batangas 813th Amphibian Truck Co.-Leyte 814th Amphibian Truck Co.-Okinawa 825th Amphibian Truck Co.-Leyte 826th Amphibian Truck Co.-Leyte 820th Amphibian Truck Company-Manila 824th Amphibian Truck Company-Malabang 827th Amphibian Truck Co.-Okinawa 828th Amphibian Truck Co.-Ie Shima, ANTIAIRCRAFT 77th Antiaircraft Gun Battalion & Group-Admiralty 207th Antiaircraft Artillery AW Battalion-Hollandia 466th Antiaircraft Artillery AW Battalion-Finschafen 477th Antiaircraft Artillery AW Battalion-Oro Bay 503rd Antiaircraft Gun Battalion-Okinawa 726th Antiaircraft Signal Battery-Schofield Barracks 741st Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion-Hollandia 742nd Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion-Finschafen 870th Antiaircraft A W Battalion-Kerama Retto 933rd Antiaircraft Gun Battalion-Admiralty, ARTILLERY 49th Coast Artillery Battalion 155mm-Finschafen 93rd Division Artillery-Zamboanga 593rd Field Artillery Battalion 105 mm-Morotai 595th Field Artillery Battalion 105 mm-Morotai 596th Field Artillery Battalion 155mm -Morotai 594th Field Artillery Battalion 105th-mm-Zamboanga, AVIATION 345th Aviation Squadron-Okinawa 383rd Aviation Squadron-Leyte 391st Aviation Squadron-Leyte 436th Aviation Squadron-Biak 437th Aviation Squadron-Finschafen 455th Aviation Squadron -Nielson Field 458th Aviation Squadron-Hollandia, BAND 93rd Infantry Division Band-Morotai 415th Army Sercvice Forces Band-Hollandia, CAVALRY 7th Cavalry Weapons Troop Division-N Laguna 8th Cavalry Headquarters Troop-Batangas, CHEMICAL 28th Chemical Decontamination Company-Manila 29th Chemical Decontamination Company-Manila 702nd Chemical Co.-Hickam Field 704th Chemical Maintenance Co. Aviation-Leyte 891st Chemical Co.-Tinian, ENGINEER 91st Engineer General Service Regiment-Biak 96th Engineer Gas Servcie Regiment-Malabang 97th Engineer General Servcie Regiment-Finschafen 318th Engineers Combat Battalion-Morotai 568th Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Okinawa 575th Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Okinawa 567th Engineer Dump Truck Company-Manila 570th Engineer Dump Truck Company-Davao 571st Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Clark Field 573rd Engineer Dump Truck Co.-La Union 576th Engineer Dump Truck Company-Manila 585th Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Biak 738th Engineer Base Depot Co.-Biak 765th Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Okinawa 766th Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Leyte 768th Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Leyte 769th Engineer Dump Truck Company-Manila 771st Engineer Dump Truck Company-Manila 772nd Engineer Dump Truck-Finschafen 773rd Engineer Dump Truck Company-Manila 774th Engineer Dump Truck Company-Manila 795th Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Nichols Field 810th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Manila 811th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Iwo Jima 822nd Engineer Aviation Battalion-Leyte 828th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Manila 839th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Leyte 855th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Manila 856th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Manila 857th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Fort McKinely 858th Engineer Aviation Battaion - Burma/China 867th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Batangas 868th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Nadzab, New Guinea 869th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Manila 870th Engineer Aviation Battalion-Pampanga 890th Engineer Aviation Co.-Tinian 891st Engineer Aviation Co.-Tinian 892nd Engineer Aviation Co.-Wheeler Field 893rd Engineer Aviation Co.-Tinian 1873 Engineer Aviation Battalion - Guam (Submitted by P. Louise) 1225th Engineer Fire Fighting Detachment-Leyte 1311th Engineer General Servcie Regiment-Milne Bay 1312th Engineer General Service Regiment-La Union 1315th Engineer Construction Battalion -Biak 1395th Engineer Construction Battalion - Okinawa 1322nd Engineer General Service Regiment-Leyte 1351st Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Leyte 1361st Engineer Dump Truck Co.-Lingayen 1517th Engineer Water Supply Company-Manila 1519th Engineer Water Supply Company-Manila 1462nd Engineer Maintenance Co. ESB-Pampanga 1518th Engineer Water Supply Co.-Biak, INFANTRY Americal Division HQ Company, Company C-Negros Island 25th Infantry-Zamboanga 93rd Infantry Division Headquarters-Morotai 93rd Infantry Division Special Troops-Morotai 93rd Infantry Divison HQ Company-Morotai 103rd Infantry (Company I)-Manila 368th Infantry-Zamboanga, LAUNDRY 361st Laundry Detachment (Mobile)-Manila, MILITARY POLICE 93rd Division Military Police Platoon-Morotai 224th Military Police Co.-Cebu Island, Philippines, MOTOR 569th Motor Ambulance Co.-Leyte 579th Motor Ambulance Co.-Finschafen 888th Motor Ambulance Company-Manila, ORDNANCE 169th Ordnance Battalion-Manila 577th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-La Union 578th Ordnance Ammunition Company-Davao 579th Ordnance Ammunition Company-Pampanga 580th Ordnance Ammunition Company-Manila 590th Ordnance Ammunition Company-Manila 594th Ordnance Ammunition Company-Guadalcanal 595th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Leyte 622nd Ordnance Ammunition Co.-San Jose 628th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Oro Bay 629th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Lingayen 630th Ordnance Ammunition Co-Lae, New Guinea 632nd Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Okinawa 636th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Batangas 642nd Ordnance Ammunition Co.-El Salvador 643rd Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Leyte 644th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Okinawa 645th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Aiea 650th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Biak 667th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Okinawa 669th Ordnance Ammunition Co.-Pelelieu Island 669th Ordnance Ammunition Company-Guadalcanal 793rd Ordnance Light Maintenance Co.-Morotai 3610th Ordnance HA Maintenance Co.-Ie Shima, PORT 160th Port Co.-Cebu 161st Port Co.-Cebu 162nd Port Co.-Cebu 164th Port Co.-Leyte 167th Port Company-Manila 179th Port Co.-Batangas 180th Port Co.-Batangas 210th Port Company-Manila 218th Port Company-Manila 234th Port Company-Manila 235th Port Co.-Mindoro 236th Port Co.-Mindoro 493rd Port Battalion-Leyte 506th Port Battalion-La Union 510th Port Battalion-Tinian 538th Port Company-Saipan 539th Port Co.-Saipan 576th Port Co.-Hawaiian Ordnance Depot 578th Port Company-Manila 579th Port Company-Manila 590th Port Co.-Saipan 591st Port Co.-Saipan 592nd Port Co.-Iwo Jima 593rd Port Port Co.-Hollandia 603rd Port Co.-Biak 609th Port Co.-Leyte 610th Port Company-Manila 611th Port Company-Manila 635th Port Co.-Espiritu Santo 637th Port Co.-Finschafen 638th Port Co.-Finschafen 639th Port Co. -Finschafen 650th Port Co.-Lingayen 851st Port Co.-La Union 852nd Port Co.-La Union 855th Port Co.-Sand Island, Hawaii 856th Port Co.-Sand Island 857th Port Co.-Sand Island 865th Port Co.-Okinawa 867th Port Co.-Okinawa 868th Port Co.-Okinawa 872nd Port Co.-Sand Island, QUARTERMASTER 14th Quartermaster Car Platoon-Leyte 28th Quartermaster Group-Manila 29th Quartermaster Group-Manila 29th Quartermaster Battalion (Mobile)-Manila 57th Quartermaster Battalion (Mobile)-Batangas 71st Quartermaster Battalion-Manila 91st Quartermaster Railhead Co.-Mindoro 92nd Quartermaster Railhead Co.-La Union 93rd Quartermaster Co.-Morotai 119th Quartermaster Battalion (Mobile)-Manila 119th Quartermaster Bakery Co. (2nd Platoon)-Clark Field 233rd Quartermaster Laundry Detachment (Mobile)-Manila 234th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Panay Island 235th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment (Mobile)-Pampanga 236th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment -Cagayan 237th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Batangas 238th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Manila 239th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Manila 240th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Leyte 244th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Batangas 245th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Biak 246th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Biak 247th Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Biak 248th Quartermaster Depot Co.-Finschafen 241st Quartermaster Laundry Detachment-Malabang 268th Quartermaster Battalion-Manila 275th Quartermaster Battalion-Manila 276th Quartermaster Battalion-Leyte 302nd Quartermaster Railhead Co.-Milne Bay 311th Quartermaster Battalion-Biak 321st Quartermaster Truck Co.-Cebu 322nd Quartermaster Truck Co.-Cebu 323rd Quartermaster Truck Co.-Oro Bay 324th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Oro Bay 369th Quartermaster Laundry Company-Manila 384th Quartermaster Truck Company-Manila 390th Quartermaster Truck Company-Zamboanga 393rd Quartermaster Truck Co.-El Salvador 420th Quartermaster Bakery Co.-Leyte 466th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Finschafen 467th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Finschafen 469th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Finschafen 490th Quartermaster Battalion-La Union 491st Quartermaster Battalion-Morotai 492nd Quartermaster Battalion-Okinawa 493rd Quartermaster Battalion-Manila 494th Quartermaster Battalion-Cebu 521st Quartermaster Group-Okinawa 531st Quartermaster Battalion-Mindoro 539th Quartermaster Battalion-Manila 540th Quartermaster Battalion-Milne Bay 557th Quartermater Battalion-Finschafen 569th Quartermaster Railhead Co. (lst Platoon)-Negros Island 570th Quartermaster Battalion-Finschafen 572nd Quartermaster Railhead Co.-Hollandia 589th Quartermaster Laundry Co.-Leyte 589th Quartermaster Laundry Company-Okinawa 594th Quartermaster Laundry Co.-Okinawa 591st Quartermaster Salvage Repair Co.-Leyte 627th Quartermaster Battalion-Tinian 630th Quartermaster Battalion-San Jose 848th Quartermater Gas Supply Co.-Saipan 848th Quartermaster Gas Supply Co. (lst Platoon)-Iwo Jima 849th Quartermaster Gas Supply Co.- El Salvador 893rd Quartermaster Truck Co.-Hawaiian Ordnance Depot 894th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Waipahu 895th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Schofield Barracks 897th Quartermaster Laundry Co.-Pelelieu Island 897th Quartermaster Laundry Co.-La Union 983rd Quartermaster Service Company-Malabang 984th Quartermaster Service Co. -La Union 985th Quartermaster Service Co-Finschafen 986th Quartermaster Service Co- Finschafen 991st Quartermaster Service Co-Leyte 992nd Quartermaster Service Co-Leyte 993rd Quartermaster Service Co-Biak 994th Quartermaster Service Co-Leyte 1906th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Leyte 1918th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN -Okinawa 1932nd Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Biak 1943rd Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Palawan 1954th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Clark Field 1963rd Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Clark Field 1998th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Lingayen 2011th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Mindoro 2012th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Okinawa 2013th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Palawan 2015th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Lingayen 2017th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Mindoro 2020th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Morotai 2021st Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Clark Field 2025th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Clark Field 2026th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Finschafen 2027th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Leyte 2039th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Leyte 2052nd Quartermaster Truck Company Avn.-Manila 2053rd Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Leyte 2059th Quartermaster Truck Co. AVN-Leyte 2058th Quartermaster Truck Company Avn.-Manila 3239th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 3240th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 3243rd Quartermaster Service Company-Guadalcanal 3258th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 3259th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 3260th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 3261st Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 3274th Quartermater Service Co.-Espiritu Santo 3290th Quartermater Service Co.-Okinawa 3291st Quartermaster Service Co.-Tinian 3292nd Quartermaster Service Co.-Fort Shafter 3293rd Quartermaster Service Co.-Iwo Jima 3294th Quartermaster Service Co.-Ie Shima 3295th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 3296th Quartermaster Service Co.-Iwo Jima 3297th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 3388th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Guam 3665th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Pelelieu Island 3697th Quartermater Truck Co.-Saipan 3753rd Quartermaster Truck Co.-Iwo Jima 3754th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 3829th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4013th Quartermater Truck Co.-Saipan 4039th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Ie Shima 4070th Quartermater Service Co.-Tinian 4071st Quartermaster Service Co.-New Caledonia 4102nd Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4103rd Quartermaster Truck Co.-Saipan 4104th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4105th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4106th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4107th Quartermater TruckCo.-Okinawa 4109th Quartermater Truck Co.-Okinawa 4110th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4111th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4112th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Ie Shima 4113th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Schofield Barracks 4116th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4117th Quartermater Truck Co.-Okinawa 4121st Quartermaster Truck Co.-Ie Shima 4122nd Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4123rd Quartermater Truck Co.-Okinawa 4124th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4125th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Ie Shima 4126th Quartermaster Truck Co.-Okinawa 4161st Quartermaster Fumigation & Bath Co.-Schofield Barracks 4207th Quartermaster Service Co.- Okinawa 4208th Quartermaster Service Co.-Ie Shima 4209th Quartermaster Service Co.-Saipan 4210th Quartermaster Service Co.-Saipan 4216th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 4217th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 4342nd Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 4344th Quartermaster Service Co.-Schofield Barracks 4345th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 4464th Quartermaster Service Co.-Ie Shima 4481st Quartermaster Salvage Repair Composite-Okinawa 4482nd Quartermaster Salvage Repair Composite-Okinawa 4513th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 4514th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 4515th Quartermaster Service Co.-Ie Shima 4516th Quartermaster Service Co-Okinawa 4517th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa 4524th Quartermaster Service Co.-Okinawa, RECONNAISSANCE 93rd Reconnaissance Troop-Morotai, SALVAGE 536th Salvage Repair Company-Guam 536th Salvage Repart Co.(Detachment)-Tinian, SANITARY 721st Sanitary Company-Manila 722nd Sanitary Company-Manila 725th Sanitary Co.-Batangas 728th Sanitary Co.-Leyte 735th Sanitary Company-Manila 739th Sanitary Co.-Leyte 742nd Sanitary Co.-La Union 745th Sanitary Co.-Biak 747th Sanitary Co.-Leyte 759th Sanitary Company-Manila, SIGNAL 93rd Signal Co.-Morotai 539th Signal Heavy Construction Co.-Okinawa 702nd Signal Company-Guadalcanal 704th Signal Company-Manila 715th Signal Company-Tinian 715th Signal Co. (2nd Platoon)-Guam 716th Signal Company-Manila 717th Signal Co.-Iwo Jima 717th Signal Co. (lst Platoon)-Ie Shima 719th Signal Co.-Okinawa 743rd Signal Co.-Saipan 760th Signal Co.-Schofield Barracks, STATION HOSPITAL 268th Station Hospital-Manila. what became of barbara graham's children,