Ground Line Teams, Company C, 3110th Signal Service Battalion


Ground Line Teams, Camp Wood, New Jersey,February 8, 1944:

Back row:

2nd from the right: Wilbert H. Hansen.

3rd from the right: Warren J. Martin.

Others in the photo: John G. Artie, Samuel Goodman, George H. Kiester, Albert L. Lewis, Bert Markowitz, Floyd C. Milhouse, George R. Miller, Andrew W. Morvay, Loring Pingley, Harold Powell, Harold E. Quinley, John B. Rada, Jr., Laurence M. Slack, Harold K. Sullivan, Rich W. Wang.

The son of Warren J. Martin shared this photo of his father in the Ground Line Team of Company C, 3110th Signal Service Battalion.

Wilbert H. Hansen is in the photo. His sons have contributed photos and information about their father’s service in Company C.

Company C was the battalion’s Open Wire Repair Section with pole and wire responsibilities including construction and maintenance.

All members of the Ground Line Teams are listed on the roster attached to the Company’s July 14, 1944 Morning Report.

That documents that they were in the company when it deployed to Normandy and served in Tamerville and Valognes in July and August, 1944.

Links, sources, and more information:

3110th Signal Service Battalion INDEX: Includes links to details of the 2014 honoring of the 3110th in Tamerville.

Company C Ground Line Teams: Includes links to the July 14, 1944 Company Morning Report with roster.