Special Orders - Camp Haan April 7, 1944
I thought that I would go ahead and post this from a copy of Special Orders given to my father Richard McNeese part of the 468th AAA Auto Wpns Bn, Camp Haan California:
Under the following provisions of AR 615-5, dated 30 June 43, the following reductions ( to grade of Private)are announced, effective this date.
Tec 4 Ivan O. Smith, 28257228 Without predjudice
Tec 4 Eugene I. Smith, 6917133 Without predjudice
Cpl. Ralph Parsons, 39536297 Without predjudice
Cpl. Severn E. Lennert, 36559080 for misconduct
Tec 5 Robert W. Parks, 31271428 for misconduct
Tec 5 Manuel J. Dias, 3122271453 for misconduct
Tec 5 Alphonse Levesque, 31034415 for misconduct
Tec 5 Glen E. Christian, 38350036 for inefficiency
Tec 5 Keith R. McMurray, 38426769 for misconduct
2. Under the provisions of AR-615-5, dated 30 June 43, the following(temp)promotions and appointments within Battery B this Bn are announced, effective this date.
To be Corporals (653)
Pfc. Richard E. McNeese, 39258178
Pvt. James J. Daly, 6903927
Pvt. Eugene I. Smith, cannot read service number except for last 4 numbers:17133
To be Technician 5th grade (734)
Pfc. Frank C. Stanfield, 38427555
Pvt. Ralph Parsons, 39536297
Pvt. Ivan O. Smith, 20257228
Pvt. Lee Kraatz, 36101357
3. In compliance with VOCO, the following transfers (in grade) within this Bn are announced, effective this date.
Tec 5 John T. Smith, 37548596from Hq to Btry C
Pvt. James Gilchrist, 36592720 from Hq to Btry B
By Order of Major Brubaker:
Joseph S. Heck
1st Lt., 468th AAA AW Bn
2CG, AAATC, 2 CO Cp Haan, 2 CO 62nd Gp, 2 Pers Sec AAATC, 2 Cp Haan Locator Sec, 2 Cp Newspaper, 2 ea org, 5 Pers, 2 ea EM Par 1, 2 ea EM Par 2, 2 ea EM Par3, 3 file.
Would love to more about these men and what happened to them.