746th Railway Operating Battalion - Benjamin Lamanna

Benjamin Henry LaManna, Jr. from the 746th Railway Operation Battalion, served in the European Theater of Operations in Belgium, France and Germany and fought at the battle of the Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen.

He is survived by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.




Some annotated photos

730th Railway Operating Battalion in Iran

Wonderful photos thanks to Mark - amazing photos !

729th ROB Letters

729 letter 2.pdf by Nancy

Dublar 755th Railway Operating Battalion

Gregory Dublar son of Clarence Dublar shared some of his documents and his obit

dublar by Nancy

710th Railway Grand Division Lt Col. Marth documents and more ( thanks to granddaughter Julie) 2

mart docs by Nancy

Railroaders in Olive Drab:The Military Railway Service in World War II By Lieutenant Colonel Clayton R. Newell, USA-Ret

Railroaders in Olive Drab:The Military Railway Service in World War II By Lieutenant Colonel Clayton R. Newell, USA-Ret


719th ROB : Railway Operating Battalion Casualties Killed in Action- Buried abroad


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Railway Operating Battalion Casualties Killed in Action- Buried abroad

Rank:Private, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:32362310 1
Regiment:719th Railway Operating Battalion 1
James W Schrock
Full Name:     James W Schrock 1
Death:    Buried: Buried at: Plot J Row 2 Grave 13<BR>Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<BR>Nettuno, Italy 1
 Death: 12-Apr-44 1
Death Date: 12 Apr 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy
Memorial Location: Plot J Row 2 Grave 13
Residence:    State: Ohio

Rank:    Private, U.S. Army
Service Number:    6657565 1
Regiment:    719th Railway Operating Battalion
Berman W Gallion
Full Name:    Berman W Gallion 1
Death:    Buried: Buried at: Plot E Row 1 Grave 48<BR>Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<BR>Nettuno, Italy 1
Death: 20-Jun-44 1
Death Date: 20 Jun 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot E Row 1 Grave 48 1
Residence:    State: Illinois 1

Rank:    Sergeant, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:    36352065 1
Regiment:    719th Railway Operating Battalion 1
Leo Taft
Full Name:Leo Taft 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot H Row 1 Grave 59<BR>Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<BR>Nettuno, Italy 1
Death: 16-Jun-44 1
Death Date: 16 Jun 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot H Row 1 Grave 59 1
Residence:State: Illinois 1

Rank:Technician Fifth Class, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:36066356 1
Regiment:719th Railway Operating Battalion 1
Harold R Myers
Full Name:Harold R Myers 1
Death:
Buried: Buried at: Plot H Row 3 Grave 52<BR>Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<BR>Nettuno, Italy 1
Death: 13-Apr-44 1
Death Date: 13 Apr 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot H Row 3 Grave 52 1
Residence:State: California 1


Rank:Corporal, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:39390126 1
Regiment:719th Railway Operating Battalion 1
Hilmar H Jacobson
Full Name:Hilmar H Jacobson 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot A Row 8 Grave 22<BR>Sicily-Rome American Cemetery<BR>Nettuno, Italy 1
Death: 17-Mar-44 1
Death Date: 17 Mar 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Nettuno, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot A Row 8 Grave 22 1
Residence:State: Texas 1

Rank:Captain, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:O-219471 1
Regiment:719th Railway Operating Battalion 1
James H Yarbrough
Full Name:James H Yarbrough 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot H Row 13 Grave 2<BR>Florence American Cemetery<BR>Florence, Italy 1
Death: 6-Aug-44 1
Death Date: 06 Aug 1944 1
Memorial Cemetery: Florence American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Florence, Italy 1
Memorial Location: Plot H Row 13 Grave 2 1
Residence:State: Illinois 1

Rank:Technician Fifth Class, U.S. Army 1
Service Number:36066116 1
Regiment:719th Railway Operating Battalion 1
James A King
Full Name:James A King 1
Death:Buried: Buried at: Plot C Row 18 Grave 28<BR>Netherlands American Cemetery<BR>Margraten, Netherlands 1
Death: 24-Jun-45 1
Death Date: 24 Jun 1945 1
Memorial Cemetery: Netherlands American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Margraten, Netherlands 1
Memorial Location: Plot C Row 18 Grave 28 1
Residence:State: Illinois 1

704th RGB Hayes

704th Hayes by Nancy

724th ROB Roster 1991

724 Th Roster 1991 by Nancy