314th Motor Supply Train, Co. F, Reunion Collection [RG5846.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG5846.AM:  314th Motor Supply Train, Co. F, Reunion Collection

Records:  1931-1978
Nebraska: Veterans’ organization
Size:  0.4 cu.ft.; 1 box

BACKGROUND NOTE

The 314th Motor Supply Train, 89th Division, organized at Camp Funston, Kansas in October of 1917, consisted primarily of men from Nebraska and surrounding states.  Of the 551 men assigned to the 314th Motor Supply Train, 297 hailed from Nebraska.  After training for eight months, the Supply Train left for Camp Mills, New York on June 4th, 1918.  From New York they would travel by ship to England and finally to France where they would be instrumental in supplying American troops during World War I.

For a more detailed history of the 314th Motor Supply Train, see:

Bernet, Milton E., The three hundred and fourteenth motor supply train in the World War, published April 29, 1919 [NSHS Library 355.27 B526t].

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of the reunion records of the veterans and family members of the 314th Motor Supply Train, Co. F.  The records consist of meeting minutes, roll call registers, letters, and postcards dating from ca. 1931-1978.  The first reunion was held in Fairmont, Nebraska on June 21st, 1931.  Annual meetings were held at various locations throughout Nebraska.  The final meeting was held at Minden, Nebraska on June 5th, 1977.  Due to declining membership, it was decided in 1978 not to hold an annual meeting.

DESCRIPTION

Box 1
Folder

  1. Record book and meeting minutes, 1931-1977
  2. Roll call registers, 1956-1977
  3. Correspondence, 1940s
  4. Correspondence, 1950-1951
  5. Correspondence, 1952-1959
  6. Correspondence, 1955
  7. Correspondence, 1956
  8. Correspondence, 1958
  9. Correspondence, 1960s
  10. Correspondence, 1970-1971
  11. Correspondence, 1972
  12. Correspondence, 1973-1974
  13. Correspondence, 1976
  14. Correspondence, 1977 
  15. Misc.

(Acc. 2013.0066)

MAK/tmm               06-10-2013

Added entries:

314th Motor Supply Train, Co. F
Veterans -- Nebraska
World War, 1914-1918 -- Equipment and supplies

 

List of annual meetings held (taken from the Record book):

1st Meeting: Fairmont, NE, June 21, 1931 (pg 1)
2nd Meeting: Aurora, NE, June 22, 1932 (pg 3)
3rd Meeting: Grand Island, NE, June 26, 1933 (pg 5)
4th Meeting: York, NE, June 20, 1934 (pg 7)
5th Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 19, 1935 (pg 9)
6th Meeting: Hastings, NE, June 21, 1936 (pg 11)
7th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 6, 1937 (pg 13)
8th Meeting: Stromsburg, NE, June 5, 1938 (pg 15)
9th Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 4, 1939 (pg 17)
10th Meeting: Ayr, NE, June 2, 1940 (pg 19)
11th Meeting: Osceola, NE, June 1, 1941 (pg 21)
12th Meeting: Holdrege, NE, June 7, 1942 (pg 23)
13th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 6, 1943 (pg 33)
14th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 11, 1944 (pg 39)
15th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 10, 1945 (pg 45)
16th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 16, 1946 (pg 51)
17th Meeting: York, NE, June 8, 1947 (pg 57)
18th Meeting: York, NE, June 13, 1948 (pg 65)
19th Meeting: York, NE, June 12, 1949 (pg 67)
20th Meeting: York, NE, June 11, 1950 (pg 71)
21st Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 10, 1951 (pg 73)
22nd Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 8, 1952 (pg 83)
23rd Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 8, 1953 (pg 89)
24th Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 13, 1954 (pg 93)
25th Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 12, 1955 (pg 99)
26th Meeting: Guide Rock, NE, June 10, 1956 (pg 113)
27th Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 9, 1957 (pg 121)
28th Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 8, 1958 (pg 129)
29th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 14, 1959 (pg 136)
30th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 13, 1960 (pg 145)
31st Meeting; Minden, NE, June 11, 1961 (pg 148)
32nd Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 10, 1962 (pg 150)
33rd Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 9, 1963 (pg 152)
34th Meeting: Holdrege, NE, June 8?, 1964 (pg 154)
35th Meeting: Holdrege, NE, June 13, 1965 (pg 156)
36th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 12?, 1966 (pg 158)
37th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 4, 1967 (pg 160)
38th Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 2, 1968 (pg 162)
39th Meeting: Kearney, NE, June 1, 1969 (pg 164)
40th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 7, 1970 (pg 166)
41st Meeting: Minden, NE, June 6, 1971 (pg 170)
42nd Meeting: Minden, NE, June 4, 1972 (pg 177)
43rd Meeting: Minden, NE, June 3, 1973 (pg 183)
44th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 2, 1974 (pg 187)
45th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 1, 1975 (pg 191)
46th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 6, 1976 (pg 194)
47th Meeting: Minden, NE, June 5, 1977 (pg 199)

Yearly memberships start at $32

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