The 153rd Engineer Combat Battalion was activated at Ft. Lewis, WA, April 1, 1943. Departing the San Francisco Port of Embarkation on March 31, 1944, the unit arrived at New Guinea May 7, 1944. Re-designated the 153rd Engineer Construction Battalion on May 25, 1944, the unit arrived in The Philippines November 15, 1944. The 153rd Engineer Construction Battalion was de-activated in Japan, May 31, 1946.
Richard V. Horrell