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Albert Nelson Bray

Military

(Major) A N Bray was the Commanding Officer at Wortley in 1943.

Service

People

  • N Connor

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    2nd Lt NR Connor is one of eight officers who feature on a 1943 official US photo of the depot staff of AAF581 Wortley Ordnance Store.

  • W Eadie

    Military | First Lieutenant
    1st Lt WA Eadie Jr is one of eight officers who feature on a 1943 official US photo of the depot staff of AAF581 Wortley Ordnance Store.

  • E Glass

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    2nd Lt E C Glass is one of eight officers who feature on a 1943 official US photo of the depot staff of AAF581 Wortley Ordnance Store.

  • J La Ponte

    Military | First Lieutenant
    1st Lt J J La Ponte is one of eight officers who feature on a 1943 official US photo of the depot staff of AAF581 Wortley Ordnance Store.

  • W Pfiel

    Military | First Lieutenant
    1st Lt W G Pfiel Jr. is one of eight officers who feature on a 1943 official US photo of the depot staff of AAF581 Wortley Ordnance Store.

  • G Taylor

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    2nd Lt. G. L. Taylor is one of eight officers who were featured on a 1943 official US photo of the depot staff of AAF581 Wortley Ordnance Store.

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Units served with

Associated Place

  • Groveley Wood

    Military site : non-airfield
    RAF Oakley Farm. The huge area of woodland was utilised as an Ordnance Depot. The RAF originally used Wylie Station and built sidings there. Later, the USAAF also used Great Wishford Station.

  • Liskeard

    Military site : non-airfield

  • Wortley

    Military site : non-airfield
    Wortley was a Reserve Ammunition Dump in South Yorkshire, to the west of Barnsley and north of Sheffield. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Youngs Creek, Whitley, KY, USA. 13 May 1910

US Documentation, including Registration Card.

Based Wortley 1943

US documents, including a photograph records Major A N Bray as being the C/O during October 1943. He left sometime at the end of this month as his successor was there by 3rd November.

Based 16 July 1943

US Documentation gives 0-655, Liskeard, vX-6887, SBS, under CO Maj. AN Bray, with Ordnance Troops 30 Officers, 724 Enlisted Men, Transport Troops 4 Officers, 118 Enlisted Men.

Based 18 July 1944

Lt Col A N Bray was recorded in post invasion US documentation as being in charge of the Ordnance Depot 604-B based near Omaha beach as part of 261 Ordnance Ammunition Battalion.

Based 25 August 1944

US Documentation records Lt. Col A N Bray in charge of 261st Ordnance Battalion at 0-604 -B (HQ's Depot)

Based 31 December 1944

US documentation records Lt.Col A N Bray as being the Officer in Charge at 0-604A, B and C; being Russey, Longville and St Claire respectively. (Dated document.)

Enlisted
Based Groveley Wood

US documentation records Major A N Bray as being C/O at Groveley Wood in 1942.

Based

US Documentation lists the 261st Battalion, 0-655, at Liskeard (Cornwall) under Major A N Bray. (No date, but it will be after his time at Wortley)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2021 20:26:17 Redmist Changes to middlename and place associations
Sources

US documentation.

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2021 20:20:48 Redmist Changes to events
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US documentation.

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2021 15:58:01 Redmist Changes to firstname
Sources

US armed forces document.

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2020 19:39:50 Redmist Changes to events
Sources

US Documents (Fold3)

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2015 21:20:52 Redmist Changes to events
Sources

US documentation

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2015 21:11:14 Redmist Changes to biography and events
Sources

US Army documentation via 'Fold3'

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2015 10:27:36 Lucy May Changes to biography and events
Sources

Discussion thread on Airfield Information Exchange forum: http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/archive/index.php/t...

Date Contributor Update
06 March 2015 17:04:15 Redmist Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, unit associations and place associations
Sources

US wartime documentation (Fold3)

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