United States World War I American Expeditionary Forces - First DIvision

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First Division - Regular Army[edit | edit source]

Training[edit | edit source]

Troops Drawn

  • "The majority of the troops selected are in service near the Mexican Border... ; others are at Washington Barracks and Ft.Oglethrope; new organizations join at port of embarkation." Land Forces Order of Battle. p. 5

Training Camp in the United States

  • Regular Army Troops.

Overseas Service[edit | edit source]

  • Date landed in France:June 26-July 6,1917.
  • French Training Area: Gondrecourt. Valdahon.
  • Date entered line: Oct. 21. 1917. Luneville Sector.
  • Days in Quiet (127) and Active (93) Sectors. Total 220
  • Date sailed for home: Aug.25,1919.

Major Operations[edit | edit source]

Military Units attached to the First Division[edit | edit source]

1st Infantry Brigade

  • 16th Infantry
  • 18th Infantry
  • 2nd Machine Gun Battalion

2nd Infantry Brigade

  • 26th Infantry
  • 28th Infantry
  • 3rd Machine Gun Battalion

1st Field Artillery Brigade

  • 5th Field Artillery
  • 6th Field Artillery
  • 7th Field Artillery

Divisional Troops

  • 1st Machine Gun Battalion
  • 1st Engineers
  • 2nd Field Signal Battalion
  • HQ Troop

Trains

  • 1st Train HQ and Military Police
  • 1st Ammunition Train
  • 1st Supply Train
  • 1st Engineer Train
  • 1st Sanitary Train (Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals 2,3,12,13)

Unit Histories[edit | edit source]

Casualties and Replacements[edit | edit source]

  • Battle Casualties 6 April 1917 - 11 Nov 1918: 22,320
  • Replacements: 30,206
  • Strength 13 Nov 1918: 26,272

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