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1075th Signal Company

Company

The 1075th was organized in the United States, leaving Army Air Base, Reno, Nevada on 01 Jun 1943. The unit had an authorized strength of 3 officers and 97 enlisted men. On 17 Jan 1944, detachments “A” and “B” were formed but no mention is made of the detachments serving at another location. Detachment “A” was inactivated on 19 February 1945. The unit departed for the Far Shore in stages beginning in late-February 1945. On 14 March 1945 the final 33 enlisted men and equipment of the group were transferred to Mourmelon-le-Grand, France. The move required 20 C-47 Skytrain cargo planes.

Structure

Part of
  • 50th Troop Carrier Wing
  • 53rd Troop Carrier Wing
  • 318th Service Group

    318th Service Group

    Group
    Organized as the 318th Air Base Group and activated 28 Jan 1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. Departed 06 Oct 1943 on the ship E. B. Alexander with 26 officers and 136 enlisted men. Arrived at Greenock, England 20 Oct 1943. Group supported the 434th...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Fulbeck 31 May 1944
Based Aldermaston 14 March 1945
Based Membury

Citations

Meritorious Service Unit Plaque (for D-Day operations), 17 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 May 2015 22:10:07 Kayak2715 Changes to type, citations, description, unit encompassing associations and stations
Sources

318th Service Group Unit Histories (Air Force Historical Research Agency Microfilm Reel #B0838, CD-R)

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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