United States World War I American Expeditionary Forces - Third Division

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Third Division - Regular Army[edit | edit source]

Training[edit | edit source]

Troops Drawn "...includes Regular Army troops stationed at Camps Greene,Forrest,Shelby,Stanley,Stuart and Travis, and Forts Bliss, Clark,Douglas,Leavenworth,and Washington Barracks.." Land Forces. Order of Battle p. 47

Overseas Service[edit | edit source]

  • Date landed in France: Dec 20, 1918-May 12,19l8
  • French Training Area: Chateauvillain. Coetquidan.
  • Date entered line: May 31, Chateau Thierry.
  • Days in Quiet (0) and Active Sectors (86). Total 86
  • Date Sailed for home: Aug. 14, 1919.

Major Operations[edit | edit source]

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

5th Infantry Brigade

  • 4th Infantry
  • 7th Infantry
  • 8th Machine Gun Battalion

6th Infantry Brigade

  • 30th Infantry
  • 38th Infantry
  • 9th Machine Gun Battalion

3rd Field Artillery Brigade

  • 10th Field Artillery
  • 18th Field Artillery
  • 76th Field Artillery
  • 3rd Trench Mortar Battery

Divisional Troops

  • 7th Machine Gun Battalion
  • 6th Engineers
  • 5th Signal Battalion

HQ Troop

  • Trains
  • 3rd Train HQ and Military Police
  • 3rd Ammunition Train
  • 3rd Supply Train
  • 6th Engineer Train
  • 3rd Sanitary Train (Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals:5,7,26,27)

Unit Histories[edit | edit source]

Casualties and Replacements[edit | edit source]

  • Battle Casualties 6 April 1917 - 11 Nov 1918: 15,401
  • Replacements: 24,033
  • Strength 13 Nov 1918: 25,076

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