James Garner April 7, 1928 - July 19, 2014

James Garner April 7, 1928 - July 19, 2014
James Garner April 7, 1928 - July 19, 2014 He wanted to be remembered with a smile.

The Garner Files

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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Visiting The Troops - 809th Engineer Battalion, Camp Ruam Chit Chai, Thailand


Photo Gallery - 809th Engineer Battalion, Camp Ruam Chit Chai, Thailand


809th Elephant Mascot



Photo Credits:   12  
Richard McBrien,
Co C - 809th Engr Bn

James Garner












"Flew in from Korat, stayed a few hours with the Troops, ate with us and shook hands!"



















James Garner visits Troops in Troops in the North!
"One of the nicest movie stars anywhere in the world!
Shook hands with every Trooper!"



20 Photo Credits:
Bill Sweeney, 281st MP Co












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10 comments:

  1. Fuuny one. I am Rich M was looking/searching the net for things about the 809th. Saw the pics and said shit those are some of the pics I took. I have a bunch of other ones also. Not sure if I have any that I scanned saved or not.Scanner has a problem and does not scan very good any longer. Curious how you got the pics. Sure no problem you are using them just wonder where you got them from. Use to be on the TLC Brotherhood site maybe 10 years ago. tat2edsd@yahoo is my email.. Been trying to find some that were in C Company of the 809th when I was there. March 1968 to July of 1970. Had an incident that got my ears hurt bad and nothing was ever put in my medical records that I was treated. Can not get a disability rating unless can find someone that was there. VA rep told me lots of ones that got injured when went on sick call it was never recorded and unless they can prove it are out of luck with putting in a claim.. Rich

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    1. I can tell you that records were not kept in those outpost and there were no Dr.'s there anyhow. Tim Mitchell

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    2. Just ran across this. June 8, 2015. I was in C Co 809th Eng Camp Ruam Chit Chai, Sakon Nakhon, Aug 69-Jun 70. Mechanic on road construction equipment. I can probably help you. Don Meredith. dwmeredith@mail.com

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    3. As the pharmacist of 809th, both in Sakhon Nakhon and Phanom Sarakham, I assure you there was always a doctor there.

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  2. Hi Rich ~ I wish I could be of more help. I got this at this site: http://www.geocities.com/usarsupthai2002/809thengrbn.htm which is in a clickable link just under the main title of the post.

    Unfortunately, that link is no longer there. It was on GeoCities which no longer exists. However, there are several archives of the old GeoCities sites. I ran a search:

    http://www.oocities.org/index.html?cx=partner-pub-8275911301592484%3A3sqpsplc0mo&cof=FORID%3A10&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.geocities.com%2Fusarsupthai2002%2F809thengrbn.htm&sa=Search&siteurl=www.oocities.org%2F#793

    Copy this link and you will find several pages besides this one with other information. I don't know how well the links will work, or if there is anything there that can help you, but it seems worth a try.

    And by the way, I think you got a rotten deal here. I guess nothing ever changes. I hope there's something here that's helpful.

    If there's anything else I can do, don't hesitate to let me know.

    Suzanne

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  3. I was in Camp Ruam Chit Chai in april of 69 to april of 70, in C company , still have a few pics from there

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    1. Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment. This page is no longer on the Web, so I'm glad I saved it.

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  4. Hi

    I'm a local national and was with the 809th Bn and 561st Co when they were building the road boht at Phanomsakrakarm and sakolnakorn

    Bool

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    1. Godfrey Alleyne C company 809th 1964-1965 proodish@yahoo.com

      914-906-9613

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  5. I WAS WITH CO. C 809TH ENGR. BN. FROM JAN. 19 1967 TO DEC. 23, 1967 I GOT TO GO HOME EARLY ON OPERATION SANTA CLAUS. I RAN A ROAD GRADER MOST OF THE TIME..

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