Territory Stories

808 Engineering Aviation Battalion

Details:

Title

808 Engineering Aviation Battalion

Collection

WWII Military Units; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945

Date

0000-00-00

Location

Livingstone; Hughes; Strauss; McDonald; Pine Creek

Nation of service

United States of America

Service

Air Force

Service branch

Engineers

Unit

808 Engineering Aviation Battalion

Date arrived in NT

1942

History

This Battalion constructed a great many of the airfields in the Northern Territory. They arrived at Larrimah just before the 19 February 1942 .

Notes

Dates: -- Katherine, 20 February 1942 -- Darwin, 20 July 1942

Language

English

Subject

Second World War, 1939-1945; United States Army Air Force; Air Force; United States of America; Airfield construction; Road building; 808 Engineering Aviation Battalion

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC-BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Library & Archives NT

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Related links

https://history.army.mil/html/books/010/10-6/CMH_Pub_10-6.pdf [The Corps of Engineers : the War against Japan]; http://books.google.com.au/books?id=zvmbEjhWJPAC&lpg=PA123&ots=URnkrHKFxh&dq=808th%20engineer%20aviation%20battalion%20glover&pg=PA123#v=onepage&q=808th%20engineer%20aviation%20battalion%20glover&f=false [808th Engineer Aviation Battalion - Glover]; https://trove.nla.gov.au/list/34660 [808 Engineering Aviation Battalion]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/844735


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