727th Railway Operating Battalion in World War II

727th Railway Operating Battalion in World War II by Nancy

Roster of 727th Railway Operating Battalion

Roster of 727th Railway Operating Battalion, Transportation Corps, Military Railway Service, of the Army of the United States of America.

727th Roster by Nancy

[Source: The 727th Railway Operating Battalion in World War II. New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1948]

Southern Railway Historical Association Collection: 727th Railway Operating Battalion

Southern Railway Historical Association Collection: 727th Railway Operating Battalion

727 Th Finding Aid by Nancy

Research in National Archives: Archivist's Perspective Riding the Rails Up Paper Mountain: Researching Railroad Records in the National Archives

Archivist's Perspective Riding the Rails Up Paper Mountain: Researching Railroad Records in the National Archives

Research in National Archives by Nancy

744th Railway Operating Battalion Unit photo



Thanks Brad ! And he's working on more photos from his grandfather, Henry Monroe Haines ...

US Army "paying with trains " 1944 Christian Science Monitor

Army Rail Units Playing by Nancy

Logistic Support ETO WWII Railroads

Railroad Logistics ETO WWII by Nancy

724th Railway Operating Battalion Jack Croiw obit

746th Railway Operating Battalion Eugene Risha obit

746th ROB Risha by Nancy

2nd Military Railway Service Army report

2ndMRS Documents by Nancy

717th and 718th Railway Operating Battalion Casualties Killed in Action- Buried abroad

American Battle Monuments Commission ABMC manages 24 overseas military cemeteries, and 25 memorials, monuments, and markers. The cemeteries and memorials honor those who served in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. Search for names from the honor rolls. Information presented includes service information, dates of birth and death, and notes which relate to the circumstances of death, status, and awards received. http://www.fold3.com/title_853/



Full Name:Miles R Hicks 1

Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot D Row 30 Grave 19<BR>Ardennes American Cemetery<BR>Neupre, Belgium 1

Death: 1-Apr-45 1

Death Date: 01 Apr 1945 1

Memorial Cemetery: Ardennes American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: Neupre, Belgium 1

Memorial Location: Plot D Row 30 Grave 19 1

Residence:State: Virginia 1

World War II 1

Rank:Private First Class, U.S. Army 1

Service Number:35233462 1

Regiment:717th Railway Operating Battalion 1




Full Name:William C Hedin 1

Death:

Buried: Buried at: Plot B Row 22 Grave 31<BR>Epinal American Cemetery<BR>Epinal, France 1

Death: 8-Nov-44 1

Death Date: 08 Nov 1944 1

Memorial Cemetery: Epinal American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: Epinal, France 1

Memorial Location: Plot B Row 22 Grave 31 1

Residence:State: Minnesota 1

World War II 1

Rank:Technician Fifth Class, U.S. Army 1

Service Number:37582388 1

Regiment:718th Railway Operating Battalion 1




Full Name:Luke O'Brien 1

Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot F Row 6 Grave 16<BR>Luxembourg American Cemetery<BR>Luxembourg City, Luxembourg 1

Death: 5-Apr-45 1

Death Date: 05 Apr 1945 1

Memorial Cemetery: Luxembourg American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg 1

Memorial Location: Plot F Row 6 Grave 16 1

Residence:State: California 1

World War II 1

Rank:Technician Fifth Class, U.S. Army 1

Service Number:39532958 1

Regiment:718th Railway Operating Battalion 1




Full Name:Joseph M Cushman 1

Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot I Row 10 Grave 5<BR>Luxembourg American Cemetery<BR>Luxembourg City, Luxembourg 1

Death: 10-Jan-45 1

Death Date: 10 Jan 1945 1

Memorial Cemetery: Luxembourg American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg 1

Memorial Location: Plot I Row 10 Grave 5 1

Residence:State: Ohio 1

World War II 1

Rank:Technician Fourth Class, U.S. Army 1

Service Number:35877747 1

Awards:Legion of Merit 1

Regiment:718th Railway Operating Battalion 1




Full Name:Gilbert F Stride 1

Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot C Row 16 Grave 34<BR>Lorraine American Cemetery<BR>St. Avold, France 1

Death: 31-Jul-45 1

Death Date: 31 Jul 1945 1

Memorial Cemetery: Lorraine American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: St. Avold, France 1

Memorial Location: Plot C Row 16 Grave 34 1

Residence:State: Oregon 1

World War II 1

Rank:Private First Class, U.S. Army 1

Service Number:37355853 1

Regiment:718th Railway Operating Battalion 1




Full Name:Clarence Orr 1

Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot G Row 11 Grave 4<BR>North Africa American Cemetery<BR>Carthage, Tunisia 1

Death: 26-Sep-43 1

Death Date: 26 Sep 1943 1

Memorial Cemetery: North Africa American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: Carthage, Tunisia 1

Memorial Location: Plot G Row 11 Grave 4 1
Residence:State: New Jersey 1

753rd Railway Operating Battlion Basketball team

724th Railway Operating Battalion Reunion roster 1993

724th Roster 1993 by Nancy

Merry Christmas 753rd Railway Shop Battalion 1945

Christmas dinner menu

General Frank Besson Jr Army Railroader

Re-printed with permission-- Thanks to Mark Metz , Rail chairman

besson MM by Nancy



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Annual Calendar

715th, 716th Railway Operating Battalion Casualties Killed in Action- Buried abroad

American Battle Monuments Commission ABMC manages 24 overseas military cemeteries, and 25 memorials, monuments, and markers. The cemeteries and memorials honor those who served in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. Search for names from the honor rolls. Information presented includes service information, dates of birth and death, and notes which relate to the circumstances of death, status, and awards received. http://www.fold3.com/title_853/

Carl E Buckingham
Full Name:Carl E Buckingham 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot A Row 5 Grave 35<br />
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<br />
Nettuno, Italy 1
Death: 9-May-44 1
Death Date: 09 May 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot A Row 5 Grave 35 1
Residence:State: Kentucky 1
World War II 1
Rank:Private First Class, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:14166882 1
Regiment:715th Railway Operating Battalion 1

Oscar W Dixon
Full Name:Oscar W Dixon 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot E Row 8 Grave 5<br />
North Africa American Cemetery<br />
Carthage, Tunisia 1
Death: 27-Feb-44 1
Death Date: 27 Feb 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: North Africa American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Carthage, Tunisia 1
Memorial Location: Plot E Row 8 Grave 5 1
Residence:State: Ohio 1
World War II 1
Rank:Technician Fourth Class, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:35420325 1
Regiment:715th Railway Operating Battalion 1


Drenzellee Lindstrom
Full Name:Drenzellee Lindstrom 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot J Row 9 Grave 17<br />
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<br />
Nettuno, Italy 1
Death: 1-Sep-44 1
Death Date: 01 Sep 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot J Row 9 Grave 17 1
Residence:State: Texas 1
World War II 1
Rank:Private, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:38090415 1
Regiment:715th Railway Operating Battalion 1

George F Saylor
Full Name:George F Saylor 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot H Row 10 Grave 16<br />
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<br />
Nettuno, Italy 1
Death: 3-Jul-44 1
Death Date: 03 Jul 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot H Row 10 Grave 16 1
Residence:State: Michigan 1
World War II 1
Rank:Technician Fifth Class, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:36525099 1
Regiment:715th Railway Operating Battalion 1

Dalton R Bradley, Sr
Full Name:Dalton R Bradley, Sr 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot D Row 49 Grave 21<br />
Lorraine American Cemetery<br />
St. Avold, France 1
Death: 3-Sep-45 1
Death Date: 03 Sep 1945 1
Memorial Cemetery: Lorraine American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: St. Avold, France 1
Memorial Location: Plot D Row 49 Grave 21 1
Residence:State: Arkansas 1
World War II 1
Rank:Technician Fifth Class, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:38606362 1
Regiment:716th Railway Operating Battalion 1

George A Trimmer
Full Name:George A Trimmer 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot B Row 31 Grave 54<br />
Epinal American Cemetery<br />
Epinal, France 1
Death: 19-Oct-44 1
Death Date: 19 Oct 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Epinal American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Epinal, France 1
Memorial Location: Plot B Row 31 Grave 54 1
Residence:State: Virginia 1
World War II 1
Rank:Private, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:33659457 1
Regiment:716th Railway Operating Battalion 1

Thomas A Hawkins
Full Name:Thomas A Hawkins 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot J Row 24 Grave 11<br />
Lorraine American Cemetery<br />
St. Avold, France 1
Death: 13-Jul-45 1
Death Date: 13 Jul 1945 1
Memorial Cemetery: Lorraine American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: St. Avold, France 1
Memorial Location: Plot J Row 24 Grave 11 1
Residence:State: Illinois 1
World War II 1
Rank:Technician Fifth Class, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:36775275 1
Regiment:716th Railway Operating Battalion 1 

721st Reunion 2000

3rd TMRS Japan New Duty - Taylor

3rd New Duty by Nancy

Railway and Locomotvie Engineering 1918 No5

Railway and Locomotvie Engineering 1918 No5 by Nancy

727th ROB Rail Unit Cited 1943

727th ROB Rail Unit Cited 1943 by Nancy

765th TRSB Korea Williams

765th Williams by Nancy

712th and 713th Railway Operating Battalion Casualties Killed in Action- Buried abroad



 American Battle Monuments Commission 

ABMC manages 24 overseas military cemeteries, and 25 memorials, monuments, and markers. The cemeteries and memorials honor those who served in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. Search for names from the honor rolls. Information presented includes service information, dates of birth and death, and notes which relate to the circumstances of death, status, and awards received. http://www.fold3.com/title_853/ 




Full Name:James P Fahey 1

Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot B Row 8 Grave 54<BR>Lorraine American Cemetery<BR>St. Avold, France 1

Death: 21-Nov-44 1

Death Date: 21 Nov 1944 1

Memorial Cemetery: Lorraine American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: St. Avold, France 1

Memorial Location: Plot B Row 8 Grave 54 1

Residence:State: Illinois 1

World War II 1

Rank:Sergeant, U.S. Army 1

Service Number:36754811 1

Regiment:712th Railway Operating Battalion 1




Full Name:Arthur R Ivester 1

Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot C Row 3 Grave 19<BR>Luxembourg American Cemetery<BR>Luxembourg City, Luxembourg 1

Death: 6-Aug-45 1

Death Date: 06 Aug 1945 1

Memorial Cemetery: Luxembourg American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg 1

Memorial Location: Plot C Row 3 Grave 19 1

Residence:State: South Carolina 1

World War II 1

Rank:Private, U.S. Army 1

Service Number:34122943 1

Regiment:713th Railway Operating Battalion 1




Full Name:Wayne B Agnew 1

Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot A Row 7 Grave 22<BR>Rhone American Cemetery<BR>Draguignan, France 1

Death: 5-Dec-44 1

Death Date: 05 Dec 1944 1

Memorial Cemetery: Rhone American Cemetery 1

Memorial Country: Draguignan, France 1

Memorial Location: Plot A Row 7 Grave 22 1

Residence:State: Iowa 1

World War II 1

Rank:Private First Class, U.S. Army 1

Service Number:37191857 1

Regiment:713th Railway Operating Battalion 1