11 October, 2012

11 October 1945


Note: The last letter was 18 September 1945.
The remainder of entries are paperwork and mementos.




It's Official !!!

Allotment Discontinuance
Notice Upon Release from Active Duty


10 October, 2012

10 October 1945

Note: The last letter was 18 September 1945.
The remainder of entries are paperwork and mementos.


After a long weekend at home, Greg made his way on 4 October 1945 to Fort Devens, in Ayer, Massachusetts, for his last stay with the U.S. Army. On 10 October, 1945 Greg was granted a Leave of Absence to be in effect until his Discharge from Active Duty.

Nearing the end of the endless paperwork!
Instructions from Finance for Separation Paperwork

 Schedule for Greg (No. 27) to Process Out
One hour of Counseling after three plus years...

Leave of Absence Granted Until Final Separation Date
Greg (red arrow) learns his final separation will be Christmas Day, 25 December 1945
when he revert to inactive status... just 2 months and 15 days away.

Until then, he is "on leave" in Salem.



01 October, 2012

01 October 1945

Note: The last letter was 18 September 1945.
The remainder of entries are paperwork and mementos.



Telegram from Greg to Wilma
about Arrival Time, Back Bay Station, Boston
Telegram Received at 5:16 pm, just four hours before the train was due to arrive.


Orders to Travel from Washington, D.C. to Boston on 1 October 1945
and to report to Fort Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts on 4 October 1945
(Abbreviations translated below)

       15.  AL, CAPT GREG, Medical Corps, (male-white), Military Occupational Specialty 3100, Advanced Service Rating 90, "GREEN PROJECT", Having Returned To US from overseas on 30 Sept 45 & reported to Commanding Officer this station In Coordination With Letter O Headquarters 438th AAA AW Bn (M) APO 513, USA dated 19 September 1945 & Teletype Writer Exchange 69563, Headquarters Command Z, European Theater of Operations USA dated 17 July 1945 is Relieved from Attached This Station, assigned & Will Proceed to Reception Station #1, Fort Devens, Mass Reporting Upon Arrival To Commanding Officer thereat for processing & disposition. Advanced Service Rating score as indicated above is based on re-computation as of 2 September 1945...

Effective Date Concerning Morning Report: 4 October 1945.
       BY ORDER OF COLONEL FELL



Entrance to Washington National Airport, 1945



Property Turn-In Slip
Port Supply Officer
Washington Port of Aerial Embarkation-Debarkation
Greg did not have much to turn in:
1 Canvas field bag with strap, 1 Can of Meat (complete) and 1 Canteen (complete)
All are remarked as "FWT", or, Unserviceable due to fair wear and tear.