IX Engineer Command

Herbert Dancy
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Author:  leejenson [ Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:50 pm ]
Post subject:  Herbert Dancy


I am researching my american grandfather and suspect he was stationed at
827th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in Weybread, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

Name: Herbert Dancy
Birth Year: 1913
Race: Black
Nativity State or Country: North Carolina
State of Residence: North Carolina
County or City: Edgecombe
Enlistment Date: 30 Jun 1942
Enlistment State: North Carolina
Enlistment City: Fort Bragg
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: 1 year of high school
Civil Occupation: Elevator operators
Marital Status: Single, with dependents
Height: 65
Weight: 142

I wonder if I could ask your advice on how I can get hold of any records
that show he was stationed there in 1945?

Thank you


Author:  leejenson [ Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:21 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Herbert Dancy

I have done a lot of investigations since I posted this and it looks like his personnel records were lost in the fire.

My only other route is to see if he left a set of records with the local county hall on discharge but not sure which one.... possibly the one for Egcombe NC.


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