110th-35th Quartermaster Timeline

Marvin Cain wrote "Co A 110 QM"- Camp Robinson- Courtesy of the Cain Family

Marvin Cain wrote “Co A 110 QM”- Camp Robinson- Courtesy of the Cain Family

Various stations and areas occupied by 35th Quartermaster since entry into active federal service.

23 December 1940 – National Guard of QM, which was part of the 35th Infantry Division, mustered into active federal service.

2 January 1941 – arrived at Camp Robinson, Arkansas, near Little rock, Arkansas.

Marvin Cain wrote "Present, Arms"- Camp Robinson- Courtesy of the Cain Family

Marvin Cain wrote “Present, Arms”- Camp Robinson- Courtesy of the Cain Family

13 May 1941 – Provisional battalion from QM departed for Second Army Tennessee Maneuvers.

6 July 1941 – QM provisional battalion returned to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.  Upon passing through Memphis, Tennessee, individuals YOO Hoo-ed gals.  Yoo hooing was voiced as being riotous by General Lear, Second Army Commander.

7 July 1941 – QM provisional battalion marched fifteen (15) miles as punishment for the previously stated Yoo Hooing.  Immensely enjoyed by troops with nationwide publicity.

14 August 1941 – QM departed for Louisiana Maneuvers.

6 October 1941 – QM returned to Camp Robinson, Arkansas, from Louisiana Maneuvers.

7 December 1941 – “REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR”.

16 December 1941 – QM departed from Camp Robinson, Arkansas.

Marvin Cain wrote "Brookhouser" Courtesy of the Cain Family

Marvin Cain wrote “Brookhouser” Courtesy of the Cain Family

24 December 1941 – QM arrived at Fort Ord, California

18 January 1942 – QM arrived at Camp San Luis Obispo, California

1 March 1942 – QM reorganized from QM Regiment to QM Battalion.

20 April 1942 – QM arrived at Van Nuys California, suburb of Los Angeles.

15 November 1942 – QM reorganized from QM Battalion to QM Company.

18 January 1943 – QM arrived at Camp San Luis Obispo, CA

21 March 1943 – QM departed from Camp San Luis Obispo, California

28 March 1943 – QM arrived at Camp Rucker, Alabama.

15 November 1943 – QM departed for Second Army Tennessee maneuvers

Marvin Cain wrote "Forward, March!" Courtesy of the Cain Family

Marvin Cain wrote “Forward, March!” Courtesy of the Cain Family

15 January 1944 – QM arrived at Camp Butner, North Carolina.

5 May 1944 – QM departed for Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.

11 May 1944 QM departed from Camp Kilmer, New Jersey for Port of Embarkation at New York.

12 May 1944 – QM Departed U.S.A.

25 May 1944 – QM arrived at Bristol, England

26 may 1944 – QM arrived at Scarne Cross Camp located at Launceston, Cornwall, England.

6 July 1944 – QM arrived at Weymouth, England.

7 July 1944 – QM departed from Weymouth, England for France.

35th Quartermaster Company arrived on Omaha Beach 7 July 1944.  Upon arrival QM departed for de-water proofing area, which was near COLLEVILLE, France, remaining there approximately two (2) hours.  Moved to bivouac area near COLOMBIERES, France.

9 July 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area near LES LANDES, France.

21 July 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area approximately two (2) MILES SW of ST CLAIR, France.

29 July 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area approximately two (2 miles SW of ST CLAIR, France.

20 July 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area approximately three (3) miles NE of ST LO, France.

3 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area approximately four (4) miles SW of TORIGNI.  Billeted in “Chateau de Breuilly”.

5 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area approximately eight (8) miles NW of ST POIS, France, in a wheat field.

6 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area approximately four (4) miles South of ST. HILATRE-du-HARCOUET.  35th Div. was placed under Third Army after being with First Army since arrival in France.

13 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area approximately two (2) miles East of LE MANS.

16 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area on outskirts of MOREE.  Approximately forty (40) miles East of LE MANS.

20 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area on outskirts of BAIGNEAUX, in dense woods.

22 August 1944 – QM moved to area vicinity PITHIVIERS for issue of rations, stayed approximately four (4) hours.  Continued move to outskirts of LADON, directly West of MONTARGIS.

25 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area in vicinity of LA CHAPELLE, approximately four (4) miles East of MONTARGIS.

29 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area approximately two (2) miles North of VILLENEUVE-l’archeveque, NE of SENS.

31 August 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area one and one-half (1 ½) miles NW of ESTISSAC, France, approximately ten (10) miles West of TROYES.

Troyes

Troyes

2 September 1944 – QM moved to bivouac area on outskirts of CHASSERICOURT, France, approximately fifteen (15) miles South VITRY-le-FRANCOIS.

8 September 1944 – QM moved to vicinity of Bulligny, France, approximately ten (10) miles south of Toul.

15 September 1944 – QM moved one (1) mile NE of Goviller, France, approximately twenty (20) miles SW of Nancy.

18 September 1944 – QM moved to outskirts of Haraucourt, France, almost directly east of Nancy, approximately ten (10) miles.

20 September 1944 – QM bombed and strafed by four (4) planes, dropped two bombs in vicinity of area, no casualties.

Robert Winter standing in a BIG Bomb Crater

Robert Winter standing in a BIG Bomb Crater

25 September 1944 – QM moved to SW section of Nancy, France, in Rommel barracks.

27 September 1944 – QM moved to St. Max, France, which is NE section of Nancy.

Going South from St. Max, France, Once was home

Going South from St. Max, France, Once was home

12 October 1944 – QM moved to new area within the town of St. Max, France.

10 November 1944 – QM moved to Brin, France, approximately ten (10) miles SW of Chateau-Salins.

 Brin, France, Lefty

Brin, France, Lefty

20 November 1944 – QM moved to Dalhain, France, approximately five (5) miles NE of Chateau-Salins.

24 November 1944 – QM moved to vicinity NE of Morhange, France, at railroad station.

8 December 1944 – QM moved to the town of St. Jean-Rohrbach, France, in French barracks.

22 December 1944 – QM moved to the city of Metz, France.

23 December 1944 – QM moved to new area within Metz, France.

26 December 1944 – QM moved to Arlon, Belgium.  Billeted in Palais-de-Justice, place of Leopold.

27 December 1944 – QM moved to Guirsch, Belgium, approximately three (3) miles north of Arlon.

The Arlon Courthouse 1944-45

The Arlon Courthouse 1944-45

19 January 1945 – QM moved to Mitz, France.

23 January 1945 – QM moved to Moyenvic, approximately twenty (20) miles NE of Nancy, France, Seventh Army sector.

24 January 1945 – QM moved to the town of Gungwiller, France.

26 January 1945 – QM moved to the town of Bettwiller.

30 January 1945 – QM moved to Verdun, France.

31 January 1945 – QM moved to Rijckholt, Holland, approximately six (6) miles SE of Masstricht, Ninth Army sector.

5 February 1945 – QM moved to Stahe, Germany, “Buzz-bomb alley.”

15 February 1945 – QM Company awarded Meritorious Service Unite Plaque by G.O. No. 12, Hq. 35th Inf Div.

1 March 1945 – QM moved to NUCLELEOVEN, Germany.

2 March 1945 – QM moved to BRUGGEN, Germany.

4 March 1945 – QM moved to STRAELEN, Germany.

11 March 1945 – QM moved to BRUGGEN, Germany for rest period.

26 March 1945 – QM moved to area East of RHINE, in town of LOHNEN.

30 March 1945 – QM moved to DINSLAREN, Germany.

1 April 1945 – QM moved to vicinity of GLADBECK, Germany.

12 April 1945 – QM moved to RECKLINGHAUSEN, Germany.

13 April 1945 – QM moved to QUERENHORST, Germany, approximately 45 miles NE of BRAUNSCHWEIG (Brunswick.)

18 April 1945 – QM moved to DOLLE, Germany.

20 April 1945 – QM moved to East edge of TANGERHUTTE, Germany, approximately four (4) miles West of ELBE RIVER.

26 April 1945 – QM moved to BURGDORF, Germany, fifteen (15) miles NE of HANHOVER.

7 May 1945 – Hostilities with Germany’s forces ended, to be effective 0001 9 May 1945.

17 May 1945 – QM moved to ASCHEBERG, Germany, 15 miles South of MUNSTER.

19 May 1945 – QM moved to BOCKUM, six (6) miles west of HAMM, Germany.

Original courtesy of the Cain Family/Transcribed November, 2013 by Julie Jensen

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