2ND ENGINEER AMPHIBIAN BRIGADEIN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2 The 362nd Quartermaster Battalion and the 162nd Ordnance Platoon of the 2nd Engineer Amphibian Brigade left San Francisco on 13 February 1943. They arrived in Brisbane on 8 March 1943. On 11 March 1943, both units left Brisbane by train for Rockhampton in central Queensland. On 4 July 1943, Company “A” of […]
533rd Engineer Boat & Shore Regiment
Written by Robert Amory Jr, the following book has a comprehensive chapter on the 533rd’s stay at Camp Gordon Johnston, including many photographs of the unit in action during training here. Surf and sand, the saga of the 533d Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment and 1461st Engineer Maintenance Company, 1942-1945 (bpl.lib.me.us) The following logo came […]
3314th QUARTERMASTER TRUCK COMPANY
In November 1944, the 3314th QM Truck Co. was stationed near Liverpool, England. The Royal Army needed assistance in providing motor transport requirements. They asked the US to provide assistance, and the 3314th detachment was assigned to them. In March 1945 Lt. Col. T.C., recognized their superior service.