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326th Signal Company

Company

Created at Camp Pinedale, California, the unit left for England on November 12th, arriving at Liverpool on November 19th. It oversaw signals for the 67th Fighter Wing starting December 10th, 1943, with their headquarters located at Walcot Hall, Lincolnshire. The 326th would later be detached from VIII Fighter Command and be attached to the 1st Bomb Division.

Structure

Part of
  • VIII Fighter Command

    VIII Fighter Command

    Command
    VIII Fighter Command was established as VIII Interceptor Command at Selfridge Field on 2 February 1942.

  • 1st Bomb Division

    1st Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 1st Bomb Wing came under the command of the 1st Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 1st Air Division.

  • 67th Fighter Wing
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Stations

Station Location Date
Established Camp Pinedale 10 January 1943
Transited through Liverpool 19 November 1943
Based Walcot Hall 1 December 1943
Assigned to 1st Bomb Division 15 September 1944

Connections

People

  • Norman Hall

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Signal Corps
    Norman Hall married Gillian Conyers Lowe, a native of Lincolnshire, England on September 4th, 1946. The couple would move back to Rhode Island by 1947, where he remained the rest of his life, living in Newport and later Middletown until his death in...

Citations

Distinguished Unit Badge (from paper "Commendations, 67th Fighter Wing to 326th Signal Company Wing")

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2021 06:17:28 CastleBren Changes to citations and aircraft types
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Edits to "Citations" and "Aircraft Types" based on unit records

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2021 18:50:47 austin perry Changes to citations and aircraft types
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Other edits I forgot/found out.

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2021 06:53:04 CastleBren Changes to stations
Sources

326th memorandums and unit records

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2021 06:53:03 CastleBren Changes to type, description, aircraft types, unit encompassing associations and stations
Sources

326th memorandums and unit records

Date Contributor Update
24 December 2020 18:17:40 austin perry Changes to citations, description and aircraft types
Sources

Credo library, search term "326th signal company wing"

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:58 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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