4.2 mortar
United States Army 72nd Chemical Mortar Battalion
4.2 mortar
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Last Known Contact: Pete Whitley

Address: 33433 Mann Rd, Albemarle, NC 28001-8353
Phone: 704-982-1272

Activated: 7 Dec 1944 at Camp Shelby, MS, from 560th AAA Bn

Training: 2 Dec 1944 - 1 Jun 1945 Cp. Shelby, MS

Inactivated: 18 Apr 1946 in Hawaii

Overseas: Arrived SPE 20 Jun 1945, Hawaii 26 Jun 1945

Campaigns: none - "...72d Chemical Mortar Battalions which did not reach Hawaii until mid-1945, too late to see action before the war ended." Kleber, Brooks E., and Dale Birdsell. “The Chemical Warfare Service: Chemicals in Combat.”The Chemical Warfare Service: Chemicals in Combat, Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 2003, p. 516.>

Number of men killed in action: none

Number of days in combat: none

Number of rounds fired: none

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