Berch, Aaron, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Adjutant General Corps
Last Primary MOS
055-Clerk, General
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 055, Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois.
Service Years
1943 - 1946

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1913
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Cook County
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Oct 28, 1959
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 42, Grave 1060

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Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
GENERAL  0RDERS                                                            WASHINGTON 25, D. C. 7 December 1945
No.114                                                   
 
UNITS ENTITLED TO BATTLE CREDITS
 
 
ARDENNES - 1. Announcement is made of units awarded battle participation.
credit under the provisions of paragraph 21b(2), AR 260-10, 25 October 1944,
in the Ardennes campaign.
 
a. Combat Zone.-The area forward of the line: Euskirchen-Eupen (inclusive)-
Liege (exclusive), east bank of Meuse River to its intersection with the Franco-
Belgian border, thence south and east along this border and the southern border
of Luxembourg.
 
b. Time limitation.-16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945.
 
NOTE.- Battle participation credit for the campaign Rhineland will not be
accorded during this period for operations in the area defined above.
 
2. When entering individual credit on officers' qualification cards (WD AGO
Forms 66--1 and 66--2) or in the service record of enlisted personnel (WD AGO
Form 24), this general orders may be cited as authority for such entries for personnel
who were present for duty as a member of or attached to a unit listed at
sometime during the limiting dates of the Ardennes Campaign.
 
220th Quartermaster Battalion, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment and Medical Detachment.

220th QM Bn in WWII
The 220th, under the operational control of the 56th Hq & Hq Co, QM Base Depot, operated the POW Supply Point at Rheinburg, Germany. Citation: QM Advance Section History, page 40, found at Army Logistics Management College Library, Special Collection.
Posted by Keith Archibald
 
   
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26th Quartermaster Battalion (Mobile) Convoy somewhere in Europe, 1944





26th Quartermaster Battalion



Constituted 1 May 1936 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Battalion, 26th Quartermaster Regiment.



Activated 30 December 1941 at Fort Francis E. Warren, Wyoming.



Reorganized and redesignated 1 April 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Battalion, 26th Quartermaster Truck Regiment.



Reorganized and redesignated 8 November 1943 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 26th Quartermaster Battalion, Mobile.



Inactivated 30 April 1946 on Okinawa.



Converted and redesignated 1 August 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 26th Transportation Corps Truck Battalion.



Activated 26 December 1946 in Korea.



Redesignated 25 July 1947 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment,  26th Transportation Truck Battalion.



Inactivated 25 January 1949 in Korea.



Redesignated 23 November 1951 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 26th Transportation Truck Battalion.



Activated 22 December 1951 at Camp Roberts, California.



Redesignated 7 November 1952 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 26th Transportation Battalion.



Redesignated 15 June 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 26th Transportation Battalion.



Inactivated 23 December 1960 at Fort Ord, California.



Redesignated 20 March 1961 as Headquarters, 26th Transportation Battalion.



Activated 25 March 1961 in Korea.



Inactivated 24 September 1963 in Korea.



Redesignated 7 July 1965 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 26th Transportation Battalion.



Activated 21 July 1965 at Fort Eustis, Virginia.



Inactivated 15 March 1969 on Okinawa.



Converted and redesignated 1 May 1987 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 26th Support Battalion, assigned to the 3d Infantry Division, and activated in Germany (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated).



   
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 Unit Assignments
Quartermaster UnitsU.S. Army
  1941-1942, 055, 220th Quartermaster Battalion/HHC
  1943-1943, 055, Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois.
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
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