9th PRS:Bases and Detachments


Bases and Detachments

During its four-year life, the squadron moved frequently and spent a considerable time aboard trains and ships. The following is a general description of where the unit served and the dates of such service


Date    Bases
30 Jan 42-9 Mar 42    Mitchell Field, NY (Carde on DS at Bradley Field, CT)
10 Mar 42-12 Apr 42    Bradley Field, CT
12 Apr 42-16 Apr 42    Enroute aboard troop train.
16 Apr 42- 18 May 42    Felts Field, Spokane, WA
18 May 42-22 May 42    Enroute aboard troop train.
22 May 42-27 May 42    Sullivanís Island, Charleston. SC
28 May 42-23 Jul 4    Enroute aboard S. S. Mariposa
24 Jul 42-24 Nov 42    Karachi Air Base, Karachi, India.
24 Nov 42- 30 Nov 42    Enroute aboard Indian troop train.
30 Nov 42- 3 Jan 43    Chakulia Air Base, India
3 Jan 43- Sep 43    Pandavewar Air Base, India
Sep 43- 29 Nov 44    Barrackpore, India.
29 Nov 44- 18 Apr 45    Myitkyina North Airfield, Burma.
18 Apr 45- May 45    Enroute by air and ground transport
May 45- Nov 45    Piardoba Air Base, India.
Nov 45- 15 Nov 45    Malir Cnatonment, Karachi, India
15 Nov 45- 3 Dec 45    Enroute aboard the U.S.S. General Meigs.
3 Dec 45- 4 Dec 4    Camp Kilmer, NJ, for inactivation
Detachments
Date    Bases
28 Oct 43- 7 Jul 43    Kunming, China
18 Mar 43- Jul 43    Dinjan, Assam, India
Sep 43- 18 May 44    Dinjan, Assam, India
11 Dec 43- Sep 43    Barrackpore, India
10 Feb 44-?    Ledo Road Sector, India and Burma (photo trailer w/ one officer and six men)
15 Aug 44- 20 Nov 44    Tingkhawk Sakan, Burma
7 Oct 44-21 Dec 44    Chittagong, India
20 Nov 44-29 Nov 44    Myitkyina, Burma
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