who is in command of the area.All personal equipment and furniture will be crated, boxed, and inventoried, and tagged.Such property will be left in day rooms, packed for shipping.Individual property of men who are expected to join their organizations en route or after arrival at destination will be taken with the units. i. Police of buildings and areas: All mess halls, latrines, day rooms, and store houses will be thoroughly policed and when given a clearance by the inspector in charge, the buildings will be locked and keys delivered to the officer in charge of the area.Officers in charge of the areas are: Major Wm.G.Utterback, entire regimental area; Capt. Myers, 1st Bn.; Capt. Peterson, 2nd Bn.; Capt. Yager, 3rd Bn.; Capt. Thurman, Sp.
...William G. Utterback
of Nebraska, as commander of the 3rd Battalion
.An old 3rd Battalion officer, Colonel Thompsen had been regimental adjutant upon mobilization, but if there ever was a field soldier, this was he
, and he
had gone to the 1st Battalion
as executive officer where he
remained until his
return to the 3rd.He
had a personality which breathed vigor into anything which he
undertook, and he
had a tremendous physique to back up his
was jocular, but serious-minded; kind-hearted, but a stern disciplinarian; comprehensive in outlook, but thorough in details.