243rd Field Artillery Battalion - After Action Report
243RD FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION
1 March 1945
SUBJECT: After Action Report
TO : Commanding General, XX Corps, APO 340, U. S. Army.
(Attn: Historical Officer)
1. On 1 Feb. 1945 Btry “A” was in position in the vicinity
of Remeling, France, Btry “B” in the vicinity of St. Marguerite,
France and Headquarters and Service Batteries in Laumesfeld, France.
Btry “C” was attached to XII Corps, in position in the vicinity of
Bech, Luxembourg. The battalion less Btry “C” was attached to the
195th F. A. Gp., XX Corps.
2. On 2 Feb. Headquarters and Service Batteries moved to
Remeling, France and Btry “B” to the vicinity of Obernauman, France.
On 21 Feb. Btry “B” displaced to new positions in the vicinity of
Borg, Germany and Headquarters Battery displaced to Hellendorf,
Germany. On 22 Feb. Service Battery displaced from Remeling, France
to Hellendorf, Germany, Btry “A” displaced from Remeling, France to
Rommelfangen, Germany, Btry “B” from Borg, Germany to Beuren,
Germany and Headquarters Btry from Hellendorf, Germany to Sudlingen,
Germany. On 26 Feb. Hq. Btry and Btry “A” displaced to Onsdorf,
Germany and Btry “B” to Ober Sost, Germany.
3. On 24 Feb. Btry “C” was relieved from attachment XII Corps
and attached to 204th F. A. Gp., XX Corps. Both guns went out of
action for replacement of tubes.
4. This battalion less Btry “C” fired a total of 71 missions
expending 880 rounds, during the months of February.
For the Commanding Officer:
RICHARD G. BANKS
Major, 243d FA Bn.,
S – 3
1. Unit Journal
2. Unit Journal File
3. Report of Missions Fired