Re: 80th Chemical Mortar, Southern Philipines
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Greetings, James Sparkman !
My reference doesn't provide much information on this unit.
80th Chemical Mortar Battalion;
activated at Camp Swift, TX, as Chemical BN,, 30 Jun 44;
departed SF POE, 26 Jun 45;
arrived Philippines, 26 Feb 45.
Leyte, 17 Oct 44 / 1 Jul 45
Southern Philippines, 27 Feb 45 / 4 Jul 45.
Location at war's end, 15 Aug 45: Philippine Islands.
Unit was redesignated Chem Mort BN, 4 Mar 45;
arrived SF POE, 30 Jan 46;
inactivated at Camp Stoneman, CA, 1 Feb 46.
WORLD WAR II ORDER OF BATTLE,
Shelby L. Stanton, author,
Galahad Books, NYNY, publisher,
Sorry that I can't come up with more specific information for you.
Louie F. Turner