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Which AAA Unit?

Discussion in 'Military Service Records & Genealogical Research' started by jones6780, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. MikeT065

    MikeT065 New Member

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    Hello all. My grandfather was in the 209th then the 72nd. I have been working on a map/timeline of his trip through the war that some of you may be interested in.

    Story Map Journal
     
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    I just scored a unit annual published in 1942 for the 209th Coastal Artillery Regiment that later became the 72nd AAA. If anyone has someone they would like me to look for, I'd be happy to.
     
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    Your dad is in a unit journal I just bought from 1942. He was in D battery at the time of printing.
     
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    What about Richard Charles Jones? May not be in there as he met up/joined with the 209th in North Africa.
     
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    The 209th was Moved to Italy 10-28-43 where inactivated and elements redesignated 3-14-44: HHB redesignated HHB 209th AAA Grp; 1st Bn redesignated 72nd AAA (Gun) Bn; 2nd Bn redesignated 898th AAA (AW) Bn; and 3rd Bn redesignated 335th AAA (SL) Bn.
     
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    He's not. The last entry in the "history" is February 28, 1942, well before the unit left the US for Ireland.
     

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