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Original U.S. WWII 307th Infantry Regiment Anti Tank Gunner Named Grouping

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Original U.S. WWII 307th Infantry Regiment Anti Tank Gunner Named Grouping

Original Items: One-of-a-kind Set. WALDEN T. FULLINGTON serial number 34 285 350 PFC was a member of the 307th infantry regiment Anti-Tank Company. He had quite a career fighting in the Pacific Campaign, fighting in the following campaigns: Eastern Mandates, Western Pacific, Ryukyu Islands and winning numerous medal and awards. This wonderful grouping includes the following:

•Original WWII Class A Uniform Tunic complete with:
• 77th Infantry Regiment Lady Liberty Shoulder Patch
• 307th infantry regiment insignia coat of arms enameled pins
• Anti Tank company lapel pin.
•Medal ribbons as follows: Philippine Liberation Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal, American Theatre Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theatre Ribbon (three battle stars), Good Conduct Medal, Sharp Shooter for Carbine, Rifle, and Anti Tank, Combat Infantryman’s Badge and others.
• Original Honorable Discharge
• Original Honorable Thanks for your service from the White House signed by President Truman
• Original Dog Tags
• 2 x small wartime address books.
• 3 x company/regiment photos.
• Amazing piece of aluminum that is hand etched as follows:

JULY AUG. 1944

GUAM

JAP ZERO

on the reverse it reads:

WALDEN T. FULLINGTON

34285350

This is a wonderful grouping from a known soldier that fought in some of the most important campaigns of the Pacific Theatre during World War Two!

307th Infantry Regiment in WW2:

Ordered into active military service 25 March 1942 and reorganized at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. The Regiment participated in the January 1943 Louisiana Maneuvers. In July 1943, the Regiment was organized with 3,256 Officers and enlisted men:

Headquarters & Headquarters Company- 111

Service Company- 114

Anti-Tank Company- 165

Cannon Company- 118

Medical Detachment- 135

Infantry Battalion (x3)- 871

Headquarters & Headquarters Company- 126

Rifle Company (x3)- 193

Weapons Company- 156

The Regiment departed San Francisco on 23 March 1944 and arrived in Hawaii on 1 April. The 307th served in the liberation of the Philippines, arriving on 23 November 1944. The 2nd Battalion was detached for duty on Samar from 30 November until 14 December. The Regiment assaulted Yakabi Shima on 26 March and Company G assaulted Kuba Shima on 27 March. The regiment fought on Okinawa from 27 April though 27 June. Arrived in Japan for occupation duties on 5 October 1945 and inactivated there 15 March 1946.

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