630th Engineer Light Equipment Company


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Entry: 94607
Subject: LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO SERVED WITH MY FATHER

Jeffrey Davis wrote on May 13, 2017


City and State: NORTHVILLE MI

Unit: 630TH ENG L.E. COMPANY

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: Hi,
I am looking for anyone who may have served with my Father in the 630th Eng L.E. Company. My Father's name was Sgt. Willard (Bill) Davis, and I believe he came over with the unit via Yokohama in 1951.

Thanks
Jeff Davis

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Entry: 82992
Subject: PULLER AIRFIELD

John Blazer wrote on May 11, 2012


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Unit:

Service or Relationship: Marine Veteran

Comments: looking for general puller airfield, north of Masan,
in early 1951 - who built, and location.

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Entry: 74388
Subject: NEW E-MAIL ADDRESSA

Floyd King JR. wrote on April 17, 2010

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGINEER LE COMPANY

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: This is my new e-mail address,

Keywords: K-52 Yanggu airfield



Entry: 72777
Subject: 1950-1951

Lester (Les) Rowland wrote on December 14, 2009


City and State: EDEN SD

Unit: 630 ENG. LIGHT EQUIPMENT CO

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: Anybody know if this Sargeant still alive?

Keywords: Sgt. Pennington



Entry: 72737
Subject: LLOYD PRATT 630 ENG. 1946 -49

Diana Robinson wrote on December 12, 2009


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments:

Keywords: Looking for anyone who served with Lloyd Pratt in Korea or any other station while he was in service 1946-1949. His record archive was destroyed in fire, need info please.



Entry: 70757
Subject: NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS

Floyd King JR. wrote on June 30, 2009

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NE

Unit: 630TH ENGINEER LE COMPANY

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: looking for any one who was in the 630th engineers in 1952, I was aheavy equipment operator, shovel and dragline

Keywords: Bob Meyers, Howard Wolfrum, K-52 yANGGU AIRFIELD



Entry: 67865
Subject: YANGGU,KOREA

Floyd King JR. wrote on November 13, 2008

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGINEERS COMPANY

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: ia their anyone out there who was in the 630th in korea 1952, how about Howard Wolfrum, John Grillo, Bob Meyers, Harold Funk, Dalton Chaffin, Dale Peters, George Souder, John Petrie, Gerald Clemons, Curtis Fitzpatrick, Duane Schneider, Donald Walth, we don't have much more time Floyd King Northwest dragline operator

Keywords: 630th engineers K-52 airstrip Yanggu, korea



Entry: 64303
Subject: K-52 AIRFIELD, YANGGU, KOREA

Floyd King JR. wrote on February 14, 2008

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGINEERS CO

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: To9 any one who was in Korea in 1952 with the 630th Engineers who built the 6000 foot airstrip at Yanggu, are you awear that this airfield is still being used today, now it has been paved and is controlled by the Republic of Korea Army, the configureation has changed a little, it is now listed as G-404, a tribute to the 630th Engineers workmen ship. Let me hear from some of you guys, we are getting older by the day, Floyd King, 1st platoon shovel and dragline operator.

Keywords: 630th Engineers Yanggu, Korea K-52 airfield



Entry: 60663
Subject: LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT SEARVED IN THE 630TH L.E IN KOREA

Frank Turbeville wrote on April 14, 2007

Email Update Needed



City and State: BONIFAY FL

Unit: 630TH L.E

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I am looking for anyone who might of searved or known my father in KOREA IN THE 630TH LIGHT EQUIPEMENT COMPANY. His name was Dalton Wilburn Turbeville. He was in Koreasomewhere between 1950 to 1952 i believe. If anyone has any information please feel free to call me. I am trying to piece together his military records and or unit records for my family history. Thanks

Keywords: nickname of Contractor



Entry: 60345
Subject: NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS

Floyd King JR. wrote on March 14, 2007

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGINEERS COMPANY LE

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: I was a crane and shovel operator and a Le Tourneau Super C scraper operator, operated a Lorain 2 yard shovel on airstrip, at the Punch Bowl the machine was set up with a clamshell bucket, anyone who was there , send me a e-mail, fking001@nycap.rr.com

Keywords: worked on K -52 Yanggu airfield, worked on Chesty Puller road after washed out in flood, worked on replacing bridge abutments down at Kwandoe-ri, was TDY to 116th ECB at the Punch Bowl, time in Korea, December 27, 1951 to February 13, 1953



Entry: 59239
Subject: 630TH. ENGR. K-52 AIRFIELD, YANGGU

Floyd King wrote on October 17, 2006

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGINEER LE COMPANY

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: Is there anyone out there that had worked on the K-52 Yanggu airstrip, this was the longest airfield north of the 38th parallel

Keywords: Bob Meyers, Howard Wolfrum. Lt. Smalley, Dalton Chaffe, 19th Engineer Combat Group, Bycrus Erie 2 yard shovel, Northwest 2 yard dragline, Le Toureau Super "C" scraper, Le Toureau rubber tire dozer, K-52 Yanggu airstrip



Entry: 44607
Subject: LOOKING FOR OLD COMRADS FROM7-21-66 TO 7-2167

Perry Malone wrote on July 18, 2004


City and State: BRADLEY FL

Unit: 630TH ENG. LE

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: Spent most of my time working out of Quon Nuon.I was usually on a cat 12 road grader. One time, we were sent to work on highway 1 and we made camp in an artilliary camp. We were in the field about 3 months.

Keywords: Quon Nuon,An Kie,Pleiku areas. Work on the air strip at An Kie.



Entry: 42406
Subject: ANYONE STILL ALIVE

Alfred McElrea wrote on April 17, 2004

Email Update Needed



City and State: BUFORD GA

Unit: 630TH LIGHT EQUIPMENT CO.

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: The airstrip we built was 5000 feet long with a taxi way just short of that. We were trying to allow space for four,twenty four engine planes.
I remember the cold, the heat and the food or lack of it.

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Entry: 38979
Subject: 630TH ENGINEER COMPANY (LE)

Mike Frazier wrote on December 5, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: MANCHESTER CENTER VT

Unit: 630TH ENGINEER COMPANY (LE)

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I am the webmaster of the 630th Engineer Company and seeking members who served with this unit in Korea. Please visit http://www.630thengineercompany.com

Keywords: members who served with the 630th in Korea.



Entry: 37748
Subject: K-52 YANGGU

Floyd King wrote on October 23, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGINEERS LE CO.

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I believe that the 608th AC and W Squadron-502nd
Tactical Control Group Det. 1 was located on the K-52 Yanggu airstrip 1953, I would like to talk to someone who was there, my email address is
frogger@mybizz.net

Keywords: 630th Engineers LE Co.



Entry: 30838
Subject: K-BASES CONFUSION

Floyd King JR. wrote on December 31, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGRS LE CO

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: The Yanggu airdrome was built in 1951-and finished in July 1, 1952, my main interest was the base ever used? I did see some planes land there. I would like to talk to SSgt John DeShetler, maybe I can fill in some voids at K52.

Keywords: K Bases Confusion I could shed some light on one base which the 630th built



Entry: 30767
Subject: 630TH ENGRS LE CO X CORP

Floyd King JR. wrote on December 29, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGRS. LE CO

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: IM WAS WITH the 630 th engrs and we built the airstrip K 52 Yanggu, 1951 1952, I would like to talk to any old friends, someone who knows something about the strip, I have information
and someone can give some information about the use. The airstrip was 6000 fet long with a taxi strip 5000 fet long, email frogger@mybizz.net

Keywords: John Grillo Harold Funk Lt. Smalley
Capt. Kennedy Bob Meyers Dad Wolfrum
Pietre, our welder Tarheel



Entry: 30762
Subject: RE K 52 YANGGU, KOREA

Floyd King JR. wrote on December 29, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGRS. LE CO

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: I would like to talk with some one who was or is based on this airstrip, if not then to some one who knows any thing about it, I can shed some information on the construction and the dates, units involved, I would like to know if it is being used or was it ever used, email me
frogger@mybizz.net

Keywords: was with the 630th engrs. LE Co. 19th engr combat group which built thios airstrip in 1951 1952



Entry: 30742
Subject: FLOYD KING WROTE 12/28/2002

Floyd King JR. wrote on December 28, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: JOHNSTOWN NY

Unit: 630TH ENGRS. LE CO

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: the 630th built a 5000 foot airstrip near the city of Yanggu, N. Korea 1951 1952, cold cold hot hot rain rain mud mud but the work went on,
come on you guys talk to me.

Keywords: old friends John Grillo Bob Meyers
Dalton Chaffe Lt. Smalley Dad Wolfrum
Tar Heel Pietre our welder Harold Funk



Entry: 29712
Subject: US ARMY ENGRS IN KOREA 12/51 THRU 2/53

Louis Leitkowski SR. wrote on November 19, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: PT ST LUCIE FL

Unit: 630 LIGHT EQUIPMENT COMPANY

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: when i joined the company our eqipment and personnel were scattered. we regrouped to build an airfeild at yangu and many units were sent to us tdy. we worked round the clock to complete same so an aircraft could and be considered operational as to the truce talks which had begun.would be interested if members of this company have reunions and any other info on persons who were there with me.

Keywords: pete wilkinson,calabro, eric erickson,john senzuk, kim huk yung, capt kennedy co., tommy douglas others whom i can't recall



Entry: 19518
Subject: 630TH ENGINEER LIGHT EQUIPMENT CO.

James Sellers wrote on September 20, 2001

Email Update Needed



City and State: VIRGINIA BEACH VA

Unit: 630TH ENGINEER LIGHT EQUIPMENT CO

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: I was assigned to the 630TH Engineer Light Equipment Co. from July 1951 to April 1952, serving as a crane and shovel operator during the Korean war, starting just north of Seoul. Anyone who served in this unit during this time or if you know of any information about this unit, please contact me.

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Entry: 8956
Subject: LOOKING FOR UNIT OF MY FATHER

Cliff Staten wrote on May 27, 2000


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Based on my father's discharge papers he served with the 630th Engr Le Co but I do not see it listed on your site. He returned from Korea in 1952. He is now deceased. Can you help? Cliff Staten.

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