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WORLD WAR II


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These photos were taken at Company D, 10th Battalion, Georgia State Guard in Augusta, Georgia sometime during the 1940's. Identities of the persons in these photos are not known. If you can identify any of them, please contact the Society.


Scenes of the Headquarters, Georgia State Guard at the Atlanta Armory located on Confederate Avenue

Headquarters, Georgia State Guard armory located in Atlanta, Georgia. Names of the soldiers are not known

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atldrill.jpg (65299 bytes) Unit formation of the Headquarters, Georgia State Guard inside the drill hall of the armory.

atlchapm.jpg (67421 bytes) Sergeant H. E. Chapman checks over winter uniform shipments at the Atlanta armory.

atlunif.jpg (58981 bytes) Guardsmen at the Atlanta armory unpack winter uniforms under the direction of Quartermaster Sergeant H. E. Chapman. The uniforms were being unpacked and sent to Guardsmen called to active duty.


airsquad.jpg (41207 bytes) Prop plane of the First Air Squadron, Georgia State Guard. Photo taken by Lieutenant William Beansill, 7 December 1945.


Scenes of the 16th Battalion, Georgia State Guard in Waycross on 7 May 1944

16bn1.jpg (89759 bytes) Observing the company demonstrations from the reviewing stand after the battalion review. Front row (L to R) - Major Johns (U. S. A. Camp Stewart), Captain Aurbac (Waycross Army Air Field), Major William S. Morgan (ISD #4, Fort Benning), Major Nielson (Waycross Army Air Field), Lieutenant Colonel William H. Fillmore (CO Waycross Army Air Field), Lieutenant Colonel Reginald H. Wood (CO ISD #4, Fort Benning), Colonel R. W. Collins (CO Georgia State Guard), Lieutenant Colonel O. S. Williams (CO 16th Battalion, Georgia State Guard), Lieutenant Colonel T. P. Goodwyn (CO Medical Detachment, Georgia State Guard), Major A. R. Rousey (Adjutant, Georgia State Guard), Major Ray Spitler (S-1, Georgia State Guard), Major Phil Peebles (S-3, Georgia State Guard), Major Lee S. Purdom (Acting Chief of Staff, Georgia State Guard). Back row (L to R) - Six Women's Army Corps drivers from Camp Stewart, Major E. L. Darling (Georgia State Guard), Captain E. E. Dill (Assistant P & D Officer, Georgia State Guard), Captain Grizzell (Georgia State Guard), Lieutenant Harrell (Medical Department (Georgia State Guard)

16bn2.jpg (95240 bytes) Battalion formation ready for the march and review.



Photo of 1st Battalion, Georgia State Guard trucks sold to civilians by the Army. Photo taken 29 August 1944.


Scenes in Thomasville, Georgia on 11 November 1941

thomas1a.jpg (18044 bytes) A "mock patient" with a broken leg being splinted and put on an improvised stretcher by the Georgia State Guard First Aid Crew. Names of the soldiers are unknown. Photo by McLeod Studio, Thomasville, Georgia.

thomas2a.jpg (15992 bytes) Armistice Maneuvers by Nurses of the John D. Archbald Hospital who volunteered to work in the Thomas County Medical Unit of the Georgia State Guard. Names of the nurses are unknown. Photo by McLeod Studio, Thomasville, Georgia.


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