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Albert R. Almeida


He entered the service on 18 March 1943 from Boston, Massachusetts. He enlisted as a Private; he had one year of high school education, was single, without dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Semiskilled painters, construction and maintenance".
The VA BIRLS death file indicates he was released from active duty on 25 September 1945.
We have him listed on the 437th TCG Special Orders #195, dated 27 December 1943. These were the orders generated at Pope Field (Fort Bragg, NC) for the first phase of movement by air and by rail of the 437th personnel to their eventual overseas deployment.


Units served with

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...

  • 83rd Troop Carrier Squadron

Associated Place

  • Ramsbury

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...

  • Coulommiers

    Military site : airfield


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Date Contributor Update
11 December 2019 22:32:55 jaxticotribute Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations and place associations

VA BIRLS Death file
437th TCG Special Orders #195, dated 27 December 1943