Adao, Rickey, T/5

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Last Rank
Technician Fifth Grade
Last Primary MOS
597-Antiaircraft Artillery Machine Gun Crewman, SP
Last MOS Group
Air Defense Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1945-1946, 597, 489th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
Service Years
1943 - 1946
Technician Fifth Grade

One Service Stripe

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Brothers Only
Last Address
Santa Clara, Calif

Date of Passing
Dec 02, 2003
Location of Interment
Mount Vernon Memorial Park - Fair Oaks, California
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Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Post 419Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1967, American Legion, Post 419 (Member) (Santa Clara, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1970, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Rest in Peace Dad
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   1944-1944, 597, 574th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion

Private First Class
From Month/Year
January / 1944
To Month/Year
December / 1944
574th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Unit Page
Private First Class
597-Antiaircraft Artillery Machine Gun Crewman, SP
Louisiana, Georgia & New Jersey
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 574th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Details

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Parent Unit
Air Defense Units
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Last Updated: Aug 22, 2009
Memories For This Unit

Chain of Command
18 May 1944 - 574th AAA AW Bn (SP) ordered to Camp Claiborne, Louisiana for Combined Operations, arriving by train 22 May 1944. The Combined Operations phase was known as the 1944 Louisiana Maneuvers and was conducted with the 84th Infantry Division and elements of the Army Air Corps.

29 Aug 1944 - Completed Combined Operations. Rank Private.

30 Aug 1944 - 574th AAA AW Bn (SP) ordered to Anti-Aircraft Training Center, Camp Stewart, Georgia, arriving by train 1 Sep 1944. Final preparations made for overseas movement to include refitting with half-tracks, vehicles, equipment and personnel reinforcements.

29 Nov 1944 - Completed preparations. Rank Private First Class.

30 Nov 1944 - 574th AAA AW Bn (SP) ordered to overseas staging area at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, arriving by train 2 Dec 1944. Awaiting movement to European Theater of Operations.

14 Dec 1944 - 574th AAA AW Bn (SP) departed by train for New York Port of Embarkation. Boarded the RMS Queen Elizabeth.

16 Dec 1944 - 574th AAA AW Bn (SP) departed New York Port of Embarkation aboard RMS Queen Elizabeth. Rank Private First Class.

21 Dec 1944 - Arrived Port of Glasgow, Scotland. Disembarked on 23 Dec 1944 at Gourock, Scotland. Final movement by train to Codford, England, arriving 24 Dec 1944. Assigned duties as an Anti-Aircraft Artillery Machine Gunner (SP) with D Battery.

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