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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located a series titled Unit Histories, 1943 - 1967 in the Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter) ( Record Group 338) but were unable to locate records of the 4277th Quartermaster Car Company during WWII.
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It appears that the 4277 Quartermaster Car Company was affiliated with the SHAEF - Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force. The locations listed below for APO 757 are also the HQ locations for SHAEF. SHAEF HQ in England was located at Bushy Park near Kingston on Thames. A small advance post was located in Portsmouth near British General Montomery's HQ. Movement of SHAEF HQ from Portsmouth, England to Julouville commenced on August 28th. Movement to Versailles from Julouville commenced on September 15 and finished by Sept. 20. Echelons of SHAEF Main that remained in England were moved to Versailles beginning at the end of Sept. and completed by Oct. 5.
United States Army in World War II.
By United States. Dept. of the Army. Office of Military History
Location APO Eff. Date KINGSTON ON THAMES ENGLAND NY 757 04 02 44 JULOUVILLE FRANCE NY 757 27 08 44 VERSAILLES FRANCE NY 757 20 09 44 FRANKFURT GERMANY NY 757 29 05 45
I did not find anything on the 4277th QM Car Company, but the following describes what a Car Platoon does.
The 3d Platoon, 506th Quartermaster Company, later re-designated 90th QM Car Platoon, was attached directly to the XIX Corps command post, and was used to transport staff officers and provide courier service. Its vehicles were almost always dispatched singly. With practice,its drivers learned how to read foreign maps and ask directions in foreign languages—special skills needed for this type of duty.