Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 1996.51.136AC
Object Name Memorandum
Accession number 1996.51
Description Contents included in memorandum:

List of military units attached.

Headquarters CAMP PONTANEZEN Base Section No. 5,-S.O.S

Your command will start from its camp area at 6:30 AM Aug. 3. 1919. It will follow exactly the route indicated by the guide detailed from the Billeting Office, and must arrive at Pier (blank) at 8 am Aug. 3, 1919. A distance of one hundred (100) yards between companies will be mantained. You will arrange with Transportation Officer (Tel. 21) for trucks to move organization property, officer's baggage, etc. and men unable to march. Trucks must be at your camp at 4 AM Aug. 3, 1919. All baggage must be ready and loaded promptly to avoid any delay of trucks. A detail of all men from 2nd Army Vet. Bro. with its officers in command will report to baggage room, Warehouse [unclear] at 10 AM Aug 2, 1919. They will leave their camp area at 8 AM, Aug. 2, 1919. Unless specially requested a guide will NOT be furnished for this detail. The following must be complied with before departure from Camp:

(A) Personnel Adjutant, or Commanding Officer in case of small units, report to Embarkation Personnel Adjutant for final inspection of records and procurement of clearance certificate.
(B) Medical Clearance Certificate for officers and men must be secured from the Office of Camp Surgeon.
(C) Thorough police of camp area.
(D) Return of all borrowed property.
(E) The senior officer of this group of organizations will command the column in its march from this camp to the docks.

Baggage to Pier [unclear] 3. BY COMMAND OF BRIGADIER GENERAL BUTLER: (Seal) Signed L.S. Schmitt, Major-A.G., Adjutant.

NOTE: Soo [sic] (D) above. If not time to return LIBRARY BOOKS, ATHLETIC GOODS ETC., they will be left in quarters.

From the service of James E. (Ned) Henschel, Co. B Reserve Mallet--French Army, American Field Service, Quartermaster Corps, General Hdgts., and Motor Transport Co. 831.

Date n.d
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1919
People Henschel, James (Ned) Edward
Subjects World War I
Trucks
Military demobilizations
Military discharges