Re: 829th Engineer Aviation Battalion
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Greetings, Walter Brooks !
My reference has very little information on the unit in question, and none on James.
829th Engineer Avation Battalion (Colored);
activated at Dale Mabry Field, FL., 14 Apr 42;
departed NYPE, 18 Aug 42;
arrived England, 1 Sep 42;
arrived France-ETO, 25 Nov 44.
Ardennes-Alsace (Battle of the Bulge).
Location at war's nd, 15 Aug 45:
Arrived Boston PE, 11 Dec 45;
inactivated at Camp Myles Standish, Mass., 12 Dec 45.
Sorry that I am can't give you any light on James Oliver.
Louie F. Turner