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282nd Field Artillery Battalion

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  1. tenor1

    tenor1 New Member

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    My Dad served in the USA 282nd Field Artillery Battalion. I have been able to find some good summary information about the battalion from the family of other battalion members. This includes a list of towns occupied and passed through, plus a brief 3-page history from the Office of the Chief of Military History dating from 1955. The list of towns is titled ANNEX "A" but the person who provided me the document no longer remembers where it came from.

    I have experience with family history research but not so much with military history research. Would anyone be willing to share pointers on how to get started in researching US World War II history, especially for this battalion?

    The resources mentioned in the thread on the 270th Field Artillery Battalion is very intriguing. However I'm not sure how many of the resources can be accessed online, contacted online, or require in-person visits.

    Thanks very much for any guidance you can offer! I am new to these forums, so please let me know if there is a FAQ that I have missed about this topic.

    Michael
     
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    TD-Tommy776 Man of Constant Sorrow

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    I recognize this 282nd sign!! I am Robert Hurleys daughter, this sign was made for the reunions..who is your Dad?
     
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    Hi Teresa - I have replied with a private message. Yes, I took my avatar from photos that I received from the 2 last reunions of the 282nd.
     
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    Michael; I am the OP for the 270th discussion. The only place I actually visited in person was the National Archives. Everywhere else was done via e-mails, or website searches. Hope this helps. v/r Brian
     
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    Some Newspaper clippings concerning members of the
    282 Field Artillery Battalion.

    Capt. Thomas M. Alexander 282 Field Artillery Battalion
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    The Moulton Advertiser
    Moulton, Alabama 30 Aug 1945, Page 4

    Pfc. Paul Bivins
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    The Paris News Paris, Texas
    28 Aug 1945, Page 8

    Pfc. Truett Carter
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    Big Spring Daily Herald Nov. 18, 1945

    Pfc. Thomas Hollingsworth Radio Operator
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    Palladium-Item Richmond, Indiana 23 Aug 1945, Page 2

    Pfc. Russell Howell
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    The Mitchell Tribune MITCHELL, INDIANA
    September 6, 1945


    T/4 Santo Mansinne 282 Field Artillery Battalion
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    The Daily Clintonian Clinton, Indiana 27 Aug 1945, Page 3

    T5 Clarence Niebuhr
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    Arlington Heights Herald
    Arlington Heights, Illinois
    31 Aug 1945, Page 12

    Pfc. John H. Stahl
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    The Daily Item Sunbury, Pennsylvania
    26 Oct 1945, Page 9

    MSGT Russell E. Sunkel

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    The Newark Advocate Newark, Ohio
    21 Sep 1945, Page 9

    Cpl. Billy J. White 282 Field Artillery Battalion

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    Big Spring Daily Herald Big Spring, Texas
    26 Aug 1945, Page 20
     
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    Newspaper articles concerning 282nd Field Artillery Battalion

    Jackson County, Indiana youths in 282nd Field Artillery Battalion

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    The Tribune Seymour,
    Indiana 21 Aug 1943, Page 4

    John C. Bryant, Roger V. Donohoo, Virgil Morris, Gerald R. Riley 282nd Field Artillery Battalion
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    The Press-Gazette Hillsboro, Ohio
    August 31, 1943 - Page 2


    Pvt. James Tolbert
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    The Bedford Daily-Times Mail Bedford, Indiana
    September 08, 1943 - Page 6

    Pfc. John W. Holeman
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    The Paducah Sun-Democrat
    PADUCAH, KENTUCKY
    February 3, 1944


    Cpl. George E. Randolph Jr. awarded Bronze Star
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    The Daily Times
    Davenport, Iowa

    26 Jul 1945, Thu • Page 13

    Cpl. Robert M. Richards awarded Bronze Star
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    The Bedford Daily-Times Mail
    BEDFORD, INDIANA 07 Aug 1945, Page 3

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    The Bedford Daily-Times Mail
    BEDFORD, INDIANA September 1, 1945


    Pfc. Pean F. Beal
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    The Dayton Herald DAYTON, OHIO
    August 22, 1945


    Solom Burgess received Purple Heart
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    The Bedford Daily-Times Mail
    BEDFORD, INDIANA August 22, 1945

    T/5 Arthur Resley
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    The Kokomo Tribune Kokomo, Indiana
    22 Aug 1945 Page 25




     
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