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by johan willaert
Tue Dec 01, 2009 19:40
Forum: Wanted
Topic: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)
Replies: 48
Views: 44204

Re: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)

JBSaxon wrote:Is anybody of you in Bastogne next week?
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Yes, I will be touring the region on Saturday and Sunday!
by johan willaert
Sun Nov 01, 2009 23:55
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: [REF] Preparation for Overseas Movement Markings
Replies: 130
Views: 193229

Re: [REF] Preparation for Overseas Movement Markings

The author also states that both the 1st Inf Div + 29th Inf Div not only used unit serial numbers and color stripes BUT also markings as specified in AR 850-5 (i.e. full unit markings). Well, period pictures of 1ID vehicles in Normandy confirm this, but the ones showing vehicles from the 29ID proof...
by johan willaert
Mon Oct 26, 2009 13:14
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: [REF] 202nd Gen Hosp and Camp Cooke
Replies: 22
Views: 30118

Re: [REF] 202nd Gen Hosp, Paris, 1945

Après bien des vicissitudes, en pleine guerre (1941), l’Etablissement se transformera une nouvelle fois en adoptant de nouvelles méthodes d’éducation et en créant une des premières écoles d’éducateurs en France (1943). Progressivement, l’école devient le modèle de ce qui allait être les instituts m...
by johan willaert
Sat Oct 17, 2009 20:34
Forum: Wanted
Topic: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)
Replies: 48
Views: 44204

Re: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)

Alain wrote:See you at Ciney, next week ...


Yes, will be there....
by johan willaert
Sat Oct 17, 2009 10:09
Forum: Wanted
Topic: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)
Replies: 48
Views: 44204

Re: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)

Here's an ANC one, Alain...

Issued 18th September 1944, Prefix 'R'

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by johan willaert
Sat Oct 17, 2009 08:38
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: My kit plan
Replies: 5
Views: 4518

Re: My kit plan

1st ID Medic, .....any else i need? Well, it all depends on what campaign you want to represent.... The 1ID fought pretty much in every theater of WW2, and each of those battles saw uniform and equipment changes... for example, the M43 field jacket you show would only have been used from late 1944 ...
by johan willaert
Fri Oct 02, 2009 15:08
Forum: Wanted
Topic: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)
Replies: 48
Views: 44204

Re: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)

Seeing a laminated type issued in June 1944, and having a first pattern issued July 1944, it proofs that at least for some time both models were issued simultaneously..

Johan
by johan willaert
Sat Sep 26, 2009 13:04
Forum: Wanted
Topic: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)
Replies: 48
Views: 44204

Re: War Department, Medical ID Card (laminated)

Alain, My first pattern card was issued July 4th, 1944 This is my second pattern card, issued: January 17th, 1945 http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwillaert/Collection/Paperwork/LateMDIDFront.jpg http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwillaert/Collection/Paperwork/LateMDIDRear.jpg
by johan willaert
Sat Sep 26, 2009 08:17
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Info on 16th Medical Regt
Replies: 4
Views: 4249

Re: Info on 16th Medical Regt

Thanks Alain, I'll buy you a coffee in Ciney next month... :wink:
by johan willaert
Fri Sep 25, 2009 18:28
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Info on 16th Medical Regt
Replies: 4
Views: 4249

Info on 16th Medical Regt

Hi all,

Can someone direct me to more info on the 16th Med Regt during WW2?

Am I correct to assume it was attached to 2nd Army Corps in Italy?

Thanks
by johan willaert
Sun Sep 06, 2009 11:47
Forum: Re-Enactment General
Topic: NEW ASSIGNMENT
Replies: 11
Views: 13574

Re: NEW ASSIGNMENT

This morning at the assembly point http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwillaert/Events/2ADBelgiumSep09/2ADTourO6Sep09-1.jpg http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwillaert/Events/2ADBelgiumSep09/2ADTourO6Sep09-2.jpg http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s234/johanwillaert/Events/2ADBelgi...
by johan willaert
Sun Sep 06, 2009 08:58
Forum: Re-Enactment General
Topic: Question: ANC in field
Replies: 5
Views: 7521

Re: Question: ANC in field

I think this might be of some help too

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by johan willaert
Fri Sep 04, 2009 15:38
Forum: Re-Enactment General
Topic: Question: ANC in field
Replies: 5
Views: 7521

Re: Question: ANC in field

No, I suppose not since Army Nurses did not perform Combat Medic duties...
by johan willaert
Thu Sep 03, 2009 11:40
Forum: Re-Enactment General
Topic: NEW ASSIGNMENT
Replies: 11
Views: 13574

Re: NEW ASSIGNMENT

Have fun... Should pop over to Jabbeke to see Ken Lewis and others on Saturday evening!!!

Johan
by johan willaert
Wed Sep 02, 2009 16:59
Forum: Reference Topics
Topic: [REF] Preparation for Overseas Movement Markings
Replies: 130
Views: 193229

Re: [REF] Preparation for Overseas Movement Markings

I spotted this Jeep at the 2009 edition of Tanks in Town in Belgium on August 31st, 2009 Don't know if the colors match or if the number's correct for F Company / 16th Inf Regt, but it says 43131 These markings also show the tactical markings of the 16th Inf Regt, described earlier... http://i153.ph...

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