Looking for a place for my Grandpa

The attached .pdf file of an INDIGO Jan 1942 memo states that Co.s B & C 21st Aviation Regiment ( I believe of the 1st Battalion ) were sent in January 1942 to Iceland to relieve the Marines already there. I obtained this declassified from a research trip to the NARA Archives at College Park, MD.


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.pdf   Memo_Jan_1942_Indigo.pdf (Size: 51.76 MB / Downloads: 0)

Monthly Organization Reports for HQ Co., 824th EAB, March-June 1944. Obtained by trip to NARA College Park, MD.


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.pdf   HQ_Co._824th_EAB_Monthly_Organztn_Reports__Mar-June_1944.pdf (Size: 82.47 MB / Downloads: 0)

Please see Co. C report 1 July 1994 near end of file. States 824th was drawn from 1st Battalion 21st Engineer Aviation Regiment. Obtained from NARA College Park MD.


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.pdf   C_Co._824th_EAB_Monthly_Organztn_Report__Mar-June_1944.pdf (Size: 63.17 MB / Downloads: 0)

824th EAB    A & B Co. Monthly Organization Reports spring 1944.



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.pdf   A_Co._824th_EAB_Monthly_Organztn_Reports_Mar-May_1944.pdf (Size: 33.34 MB / Downloads: 0)
.pdf   B_Co._824th_EAB_Monthly_Organztn_Report__Mar_1944.pdf (Size: 4.4 MB / Downloads: 0)

Declassified ( as all above ) maps showing camp locations in Iceland. Obtained at NARA College Park MD


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.pdf   KIC_Document_5.pdf (Size: 18.66 MB / Downloads: 0)

I hope Slinky will see this, since his last post was made in 2012. I think you should contact him by private message too, because if his email is still the same, it will go directly to him. Fingers crossed. 

Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"


 Yes, I PM'D him yesterday. I even found his address / phone # thru switchboard/whitepages.com, but since my Connecticut phone#s ( house and cell ) were not known to him, his phone terminated the calls.

I have considered waiting a couple of days and if nothing, I'll mail that 30 May 1944 sheet to him. His family might have to pick him up off the floor after he opens it …..


My Grandmother saved these envelopes and the cards in them sent by my Dad from Iceland.

Shows the 824th, which, like what Slinky 75 related, his Honorable Discharge shows something else ( since learned a Discharge shows the LAST unit someone was assigned to, not ALL ). My Dad's DD214 shows the 820th EAB, which is where he was placed for D-Day.




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.pdf   Mother's_Day_Card_Envelopes_showing_Company_B_824th_EAB_1943_19.pdf (Size: 15.5 MB / Downloads: 0)
.jpg   Hon_Discharge_JFK_Jr_page1.jpg (Size: 1.12 MB / Downloads: 0)
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Dad Long Hill May 1942.jpg

Dad Iceland 1.jpg

Dad Iceland 2.jpg

Dad uniform big smile.jpg

Dad's postcards before going overseas June 1942 front.jpg

Dad's postcards before going overseas June 1942 back.jpg

postcards Feb 1942.jpg

Xmas card 1942#1.jpg

Xmas card 1942 #2.jpg

letter G Sabol.jpg

reykjavik hotel iceland.jpg




IMG_8492_JFK NYC airport lounge_ here's to you, Dad.jpg

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Dad Lucas newspaper.jpg

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