Tour of the 46th

Travel and locations of the 46th Signal Corps from New York in November 1944 to the Philippines January 1946.

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46TH SIGNAL CORPS TOUR PER MORNING REPORTS LOCATED AT ST. LOUIS NATIONAL ARCHIVES & FILE/PULL NUMBERS

March, 1944--46th Signal Heavy Construction Battalion is Activated. Many men come for the 95th Signal Construction Battalion

November, 1944 #24185

1-3 Onboard SSNY 579 waiting to embark overseas

3-9 Crossing the Atlantic Ocean

11-30 Hereford, England

December, 1944 #20443

1-31 Hereford, England (Herefordshire)

January, 1945 #10003

1-30 Hereford, England

30 Weymouth, England

31 Boarded LST 279 to prepare to cross the English Channel for France

February, 1945 #11604

1 Left Wymouth, England and Crossed English Channel

2 Arrive LeHarve, France

3 Arrived at Camp Twenty Grand in St. Pierce, France

3-12 Camp Twenty Grand

13 Lille, France

13-25 Left Lille, France and went to Brussels, Belgium

25-28 Left Brussels and went to Peruwelz, Belgium

March, 1945 #13379

1-16 Peruwelz, Belgium

17-20 Left Peruwelz, Belgium for Bacarat, France

21-25 Haguenau, France

26-29 Kleinbittersdorf and K-Town, Germany

30 Darmstadt, Germany

April, 1945 #9013 (Lots of fighting, different assignments, and promotions in April, 1945)

1-22 Darmstadt, Germany

23-24 Left Darmstadt, Germany and arrived in Ohringen, Germany

25 Arrived in Heilbronn, Germany

26-30 Returned back to Ohringen, Germany

May, 1945 #11367

1-2 Chringen, Germany

2-9 Geislingen, Germany

8 VE DAY (Victory in Europe)

10-13 Mindelhelm, Germany

14-29 Ruppurr, Germany

29-31 Heidelberg, Germany

June, 1945 #19033

1 Heidelberg, Germany

15 ASR Scores changed or not changed

19 Under Movement orders AW28

22-25 Traveling to Nancy France

23 Dijon, France

24 St. Rambert, France

25 Arles, France

26-30 Staging Area in Arles, France

July, 1945 #24631

1-21 Arles, France

22 St. Martin de Croix, France to Board SS Monterey for "unknown destination" #68 HQ 46th Sig Hv Cons Bn on July 22, 1945

22-31 onboard SS Monterery for "unknown overseas destination" PHILIPPINES and JAPAN

August, 1945 #10488

1-27 Still onboard SS Monterery

2 Balboa, Canal Zone

15 VJ DAY Victory in Japan Day

17 Crossed International Date Line

27 Arrived Manila Bay, Philippines

28-31 Luzon, Philippines

September, 1945 #22951 46th Sig Hv Cons Bn becomes part of the 8th Army where with the 7th Army in Europe

1-27 Luzon, Philippines XIV Corp Staging Area Lipa, Luzon Philippines

27 Board USS Leedstown, APA 56

October, 1945 #17859

Sept 27 -October 15 onboard USS LEEDSTOWN

16 Arrive in Yokohama, Japan

November, 1945 #21046

1-30 Yokohama, Japan

December, 1945 #13996

1-30 Yokohama, Japan

January, 1946

June, 1946 Name changed from 46th Signal Heavy Construction Battalion to 46th Signal Light Construction Battalion

August, 1946 46th Signal Corp Deactivated