SEPTEMBER 1943

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26 to 30 SEPTEMBER 1943

 

 

26 SEPTEMBER 1943

 

Sunday and off.  Training starts tomorrow:  Hospital: 4 and 78.

 

The death of Pvt. Russell M. BONFIELD of Alabama (SN 34160338) occurs.

 

Pvt. Bonfield is interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Hawaii, which is unusual, in that the burials of other 503d PIR & 503d PRCT personnel not interred privately are almost entirely at the American Military Cemetery at Manila. (Col. Kenneth H. Kinsler is interred at Honolulu.) The reason for Pvt. Bonfield's interrment in Hawaii, and the circumstances of his death are presently unknown to the authors.  Refer to Honor Roll Data Card

 

 

27 SEPTEMBER 1943

 

preparation are being made to move to a new area down by Jackson strip where there is water and we wonít have to go as far to enplane.  Hospital:  4 and 71.

 

 

28 SEPTEMBER 1943

 

Capt Greco has been having a fever for two or three days but he hasnít gone to the hospital because heís afraid thereís a show coming up and he doesnít want to miss it.  Hospital: 3 and 76.

 

 

29 SEPTEMBER 1943

 

Move to new area -  using six trucks, it took the Bn all day shuttling, to get moved. Hospital:  3 and 75.

 

He finally went to the hospital 26 Sept 43:

 

 

30 SEPTEMBER 1943

 

Big fatigue work on new camp.  Hospital:  1 and 60.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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