723rd Engineer Railway Operating Battalion photo

This is an original 1942,  4 1/2" by 2 1/4" WW-2 Photo, that shows a officer (Lieutenant?) with his lady. He was assigned to the US Army
723rd Engineer Railway Operating Battalion. Note the early uniform with John Brown Belt, riding pants and boots. This photo came from the collection of a veteran of the 723rd.

The 723rd was originally organized as the 614th Railway Engineer Battalion in 1924. In 1933 it was redesignated as the 614th Engineer Battalion a Reserve unit affiliated with the Union Pacific Railroad Company and reorganized in February, 1941 as the 723rd Railway Operating Battalion, Transportation Corps. From 1943 to 1945, the 723rd operated in the European Theater in England, France, Belgium, and Germany. It was part of the occupation forces in Germany from May to October 1945.