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Unit Details

Strength
Battalion
 
Type
Support Unit
 
Year
1944 - 1946
 

Description
727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion was activated on 10 January 1944 pursuant to G.O. #6, Hq. Fourth Army.  Assigned to Fourth Army and attached to the 18th Armored Group at the Presidio of Monterey, California.  Frank R. McLavy, Major assumed command of the Battalion.  


Reports To
Armor Units
 
Active Reporting Unit
None
 
Inactive Reporting Units
 
Unit Documents   (More...)
 General Order No. 14, 1993 Department of the Army - Assault Landing Credit
 General Order No. 47, 1950 Department of the Army - Philippine President Unit Citation
 General Order No. 37, 1950 Department of the Army - Assault Landing Credits
 General Order No. 24, 1947 War Department
 General Order No. 109, 1946 War Department - Assault Landing Credits
 General Order No. 12, 1946 War Department - Borneo Campaign - Ground Combat - Battle Participation C
 General Order No. 12, 1946 War Department - Luzon, Philippine Islands Campaign - Battle Participatio
 General Order No. 12, 1946 War Department - Leyte, Philippine Islands Campaign - Battle Participatio
 General Order No. 12, 1946 War Department - New Guinea Campaign - Battle Participation Credits
 General Order No. 33, 1945 War Department


Unit Web Links
727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion Association
107 Members Who Served in This Unit


 

  • Carroll, Francis, T/5, (1943-1945)
  • Cleman, William, T/5, (1942-1945)
  • Johnson, Donald, T/5, (1943-1945)
 
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American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or, ... More
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi ... More
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi ... More
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi ... More
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi ... More
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi ... More
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
1945
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines. It has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subseq ... More
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m ... More
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m ... More
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m ... More
1945
Battle of Tarakan
The Battle of Tarakan was the first stage in the Borneo campaign of 1945. It began with an amphibious landing by Australian forces on 1 May, code-named Operation Oboe One. While the battle ended with ... More
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1945 - 1945
Battle of Leyte
The Battle of Leyte in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the amphibious invasion of the Gulf of Leyte in the Philippines by American and Filipino guerrilla forces under the command of General D ... More
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1944 - 1945
Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
(Luzon Campaign 15 December 1944 to 4 July 1945) After Leyte came Mindoro, which was invaded on 15 December 1944, an air strip being obtained to provide a base for operations during the invasion on Lu ... More
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1944 - 1945
Battle of Balikpapan
The Battle of Balikpapan was the concluding stage of the Operation Oboe. The landings took place on 1 July 1945. The Australian 7th Division, composed of the 18th, 21st and 25th Infantry Brigades, wit ... More
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1945 - 1945
Leyte Campaign (1944-45)
(Leyte Campaign 17 October 1944 to 1 July 1945) On 17 October 1944, after preparatory bombardment, the invasion of the Philippines got under way with the seizure of islands guarding Leyte Gulf. The la ... More
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1944 - 1945
New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
(New Guinea Campaign 24 January 1943 to 31 December 1944) After the loss of Buna and Gona in New Guinea, the Japanese fell back on their stronghold at Lae. Their attempt to reinforce Lae by sea in Mar ... More
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1943 - 1944
 
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