733rd Railway Operating Battalion

Unit was formed on 23 November 1943

733rd ROB was sponsored by the Central of Georgia Railway Company

Name: John "Corky" Gergacs Sr.

This page is a tribute to a father by his son. If you have knowledge of any activites that "Corky" did during the war, please email and it will be forwarded to Mr. Gergac's son.
Title -Description: Welder Combination 256 - Supervised the duties of 4 men in welding shop.  Performed electric welding, doing maintenance work on Locomotives. Performed these duties in the US and ETO.

Date of Entry into Active Service: 29 Sept 43 (Enlisted)

Prior Service - 7 April 41 to 21 July 42 w/107th F. A. Bn. 28th Div (Enlisted)

Date of Departure U.S.: 16 June 44

Date of Arrival ETO: 29 June 44

Date of Departure ETO: 04 Jan 46

Date of Arrival U.S.: 17 Jan 46

Grade: T4

Battles and Campaigns: Go 33 & 40 Wd 45 Rhineland, Central Europe

Decorations and Citations: American Campaign Medal, European-African Middle Eastern Theatre Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, WWII Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Campaign Medal, Honorable Service Lapel Button, Army of Occupation Medal

All items on this page are Copyrighted with all rights owned by:  Rodger Gergacs
Used on this web site with permission.

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Last Update: June 7, 2001