Organized 1940At this site where once stood Fort Willingham (Armory) the 115th Signal Battalion was organized December 1, 1940. Originally the 2nd Battalion, 151st Engineers, it was organized a number of times from 1940 to 1959 as its mission was changed to meet the Nation's military requirements. In World War II it was designated as an Engineer Combat Requirement (later Battalion). During the Korean War it was on active duty as the 104th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion. The 115th Signal Battalion served this Nation in War with Iraq during 2004-2005.
|Placed By||Florence Historical Board Florence Alabama|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:28pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 439198 N 3851647|
|Decimal Degrees||34.80525000, -87.66473333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 48.315', W 87° 39.884'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 48' 18.90" N, 87° 39' 53.04" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 191 E Mobile St, Florence AL 35630, US|
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