A. Richard Ousley-Additional Information
I have "Notice of Change of Address" post cards that my father had sent to his mother.The information listed on them is as follows.
February 19, 1942St. Sgt. Allen R. Ousley Co. D, 85th Armd. Rnc. Bn. A.P.O. Camp Cooke, Calf.
March 17, 1943 PVT. Allen Ousley, Co. "D", 85th Armd Rcn Bn APO Camp Forrest, Tenn.
March 26, 1943 Pvt. Allen R. Ousley, Co D 85th Armd Rcn Bn APO Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 3, 1944, Pvt Allen R. Ousley, Company F 85th Cav Rcn Sq Mecz. APO New York, NY. and added note at bottom of card list old address as Co F, 85th Cav Rcn Sq Mecz, APO Indiantown Gap, Pa
Can anyone tell me about the 85th and what the abbrevations represent?Why were there different address of different States during these years? If anyone remembers my father during this time please contact me. Seemessage number 3640. Thanks!