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Help! U.S 550th AAA AW BN Battery D

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  1. CPL EPAS

    CPL EPAS New Member

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    HI
    Looking for any info on my grandfathers unit in ww2 oddly enough its been very hard to find anything on his unit.i have a small diary of the travels of Battery C but its all i have. what i know so far is he was in basic in camp edwards mass ETO 11/43-11/45 landed in Normandy on the 18th of June 1944. if someone has an AAR or a unit history doc really ill take anything i can get my hands on as im making a book for my family. Any info will be greatly welcomed!
    Thanks epas
     
  2. Grey_Gryphon

    Grey_Gryphon New Member

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    Hey there!
    Dunno if I can be of service, but my grandpa was in the 550th AAA (battery C, I think, but I'm not sure). I don't have much, just some bare- bones documents and letters and a few photos. Happy to help if I can
     
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    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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  4. bob botta

    bob botta New Member

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    hi my dad(he is 95 years old) was in A battery of the 550th AAA. i have his entire itinerary from the day they left the us in 1944 till the end of the war. it lists the names of all the towns and cities they went thru. after march of 1945 they were attached to the newly deployed 89th infantry division. my dad says that all 4 batteries were generally deployed within a few miles of each other so the itinerary i have should also be accurate for D battery. i can send you a copy if you wish, but it would not be until september when i return home-regards bob
     
  5. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Could you post them here, so others could find them later?
     
  6. bob botta

    bob botta New Member

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    yes i think i could scan the itinerary and post it when i get back home in september-bob
     
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    Grey_Gryphon New Member

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    that would be great if you could! thanks
     
  8. bob botta

    bob botta New Member

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    Here is the itinerary. Sorry about the delay in providing this but here it is for the 550th AAA Battalion. This shows all their locations from their entry in the war until the end of the war. Bob
     

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  9. Sean Marcum

    Sean Marcum New Member

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    You have any other bits of info thats not posted Online? My Grandpa was Ray Dudkowski in I think Battery D. He barely talked about anything.

    Thanks!

    Sean Marcum
     
  10. Shawn Babcock

    Shawn Babcock New Member

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    Hello everyone. First post here. My grandfather was in the 550th from 1943-1946. I'm not sure what company he was in, as he wouldn't talk about the war at all. Basically, only info I have is when he joined and mustered out. Also, he has 5 battle stars. That's all I have. His name is Lyle E. Babcock from New York State. He just recently passed away at 96 years old. Anyone with information would be greatly appreciated. I will even pay for information. What Bob Botta posted is pure gold! Thank you so much Bob! Everyone have a wonderful day.
     

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