United States World War I American Expeditionary Forces - Second Division

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Second Division - Regular Army[edit | edit source]

Training[edit | edit source]

Troops Drawn "...includes troops of the U.S. Marine Corps which are at Quantico or already in France, and units of the Regular Regular Army stationed at Chickamauga Park, El Paso, Gettysburg, Governors Island, Philadelphia, Syracuse, Fts. Benjamin Harrison, Ethan Allen, Myer, Oglethrope, Riley, Sam Houston, and Camps Robinson and Vail..." Land Forces. Order of Battle p. 25

  • Training Camp in the United States
  • Regular Army and Marine Corps Troops

Overseas Service[edit | edit source]

  • Date landed in France:July 27, 1917-March 5, 1918
  • French Training Area: Bourmont,Valdahon.
  • Date entered line: March 16,1918
  • Days in Quiet (71) and Active (66) Sectors. Total 137
  • Date sailed for home: July 25, 1919

Major Operations[edit | edit source]

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

  • 3rd Infantry Brigade
  • 9th Infantry
  • 23rd Infantry
  • 5th Machine Gun Battalion
  • 4th (Marine)Infantry Brigade
  • 5th Marines
  • 6th Marines
  • 6th Machine Gun Battalion (Marines)
  • 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
  • 12th Field Artillery
  • 15th Field Artillery
  • 17th Field Artillery
  • 2nd Trench Mortar Battery
  • Divisional Troops
  • 4th Machine Gun Battalion
  • 2nd Engineers
  • 1st Field Signal Battalion
  • HQ Troop
  • Trains
  • 2d Train HQ and Military Police
  • 2d Ammuniation Train
  • 2d Supply Train
  • 2d Engineers
  • 2d Sanitary Train (Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals:1,15,16,23)

Unit Histories[edit | edit source]

Casualties and Replacements[edit | edit source]

  • Battle Casualties 6 April 1917 - 11 Nov 1918: 11,746
  • Replacements: 35,343
  • Strength 13 Nov 1918: 23,099

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