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Transcriptions of Original Records of the 54th Replacement

Transcribed by Rob Gorrell

 

HEADQUARTERS CAMP SUTTON

Office of the Commanding Officer

GENERAL ORDERS                                                                                                         Camp Sutton, N.C.

No…………………11                                                                                                                                                                                               April 13,     1943.

 E X T R A C T

 ACTIVATION OF CERTAIN REPLACEMENT UNITS

 1. In compliance with provisions of letter War Department AG 320.2 (3-23-43) OB-I-SPOPU-M, Subject:  “Constitution and Activation of Replacement Units in May, 1943,” dated March 27, 1943 and letter Headquarters Fourth Service Command AG 320.2 Camp Sutton, Subject: “Constitution and Activation of Replacement Units in May, 1943,” dated April 9, 1943, the following Replacement Units are activated at Camp Sutton, N.C., effective May 25, 1943:         

                UNIT                                      T/O                                                                         OFF        NO          EM

                                                                                *                              *

54th Replacement                                20-45, Apr 1, 1942, change                                  18                           117

Battalion                                               No 1, Oct 8, 1942, change

                                                                No 2, Feb 8, 1943.

     2. These units will be organized in Accordance with table of organization indicated above.

      3. Upon Activation, units are assigned to Fourth Service Command and will be prepared for extended field service.

                                                                    By order of Colonel WHEELER:                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                J.O’SHAUGHNESSY

                                                                                                                                  Captain, AUS

                                                                                                                                Chief, Adjutant Branch

OFFICIAL:

                                /s/J. O’Shaughnessy                                /t/ J. O’SHAUGHNESSEY

                                    Captain, AUS,

                                Chief, Adjutant Branch

                                                *                              *                              *

A True Exact Copy:

                                                Signature

                                                JOS. R. REMSING

                                                1st Lt., AUS

                                                Adjutant

(Marked as received 16 May 1944 Repl Depot No 0)

Source: National Archives: REBN-54-0.2, 54th Repl BN History, 25 May – 31 Oct. 45

 


HEADQUARTERS CAMP SUTTON

Office of the Commanding Officer 

GENERAL ORDERS                                                                                                           Camp Sutton, N.C.

No…………………11                                                                                                                                                                                               April 13,     1943.

ACTIVATION OF CERTAIN REPLACEMENT UNITS

1. In compliance with provisions of letter War Department AG 320.2 (3-23-43) OB-I-SPOPU-M, Subject:  “Constitution and Activation of Replacement Units in May, 1943,” dated March 27, 1943 and letter Headquarters Fourth Service Command AG 320.2 Camp Sutton, Subject: “Constitution and Activation of Replacement Units in May, 1943,” dated April 9, 1943, the following Replacement Units are activated at Camp Sutton, N.C., effective May 25, 1943:               

UNIT                                                      T/O                                                         OFF        NO          EM

Hq & Hq Co, 12  20-42, 1 Apr, 1942, Change                                                     31           2              187

Replacement Depot            No 1, Aug 29, 1942 Change

                                                No 2, Sept 30, 1942, Change

                                                No 3, Jan 11, 1943.

 

50th Replacement 20-45, Apr 1, 1942, Change                                                 18                           117

Battalion                               No. 1, Oct 8, 1942, Change

                                                No 2, Feb 8, 1943.

                               

51th Replacement 20-45, Apr 1, 1942, Change                                              18                           117

Battalion                               No. 1, Oct 8, 1942, Change

                                                No 2, Feb 8, 1943.

 

52th Replacement 20-45, Apr 1, 1942, Change                                              18                           117

Battalion                               No. 1, Oct 8, 1942, Change

                                                No 2, Feb 8, 1943.

 

53th Replacement 20-45, Apr 1, 1942, Change                                              18                           117

Battalion                               No. 1, Oct 8, 1942, Change

                                                No 2, Feb 8, 1943.

 

54th Replacement 20-45, Apr 1, 1942, Change                                              18                           117

Battalion                               No. 1, Oct 8, 1942, Change

                                                No 2, Feb 8, 1943.

 

  1. The units will be organized in accordance with table or organization indicated above.
  2. Upon activation, units are assigned to Fourth Service Command and will be prepared for extended field service.

By order of Colonel WHEELER:

J.O’SHAUGHNESSY

                                                                                                                                  Captain, AUS

                                                                                                                                Chief, Adjutant Branch

OFFICIAL:

                                /s/J. O’Shaughnessy

                                /t/ J. O’SHAUGHNESSEY

                                    Captain, AUS,

                                Chief, Adjutant Branch

 

Distribution “A”  CG AGF

Plus five copies to               CG ASF

TAG                                       CO units listed above

CG 4th SC