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Seventy-Ninth Division - National Army[edit | edit source]

Training[edit | edit source]

Troops Drawn[edit | edit source]

  • Selective Service (Draft) Pennsylvania,Maryland and District of Columbia.

Training Camp in the United States[edit | edit source]

Overseas Service[edit | edit source]

  • Date landed in France: July 12-Aug. 3, 1918.
  • French training area: Prauthoy, La Courtine.
  • Date entered line: September 16, 1918. Montfaucon Sector.
  • Days in Quiet (28) and Active (17) Sectors. Total 45.
  • Date sailed for home: May 18. 1919.

Major Operations[edit | edit source]

Military Units attached to the Seventy-Ninth Division[edit | edit source]

157th Infantry Brigade

  • 313th Infantry
  • 314th Infantry
  • 311th Machine Gun Battalion

158th Infantry Brigade

  • 315th Infantry
  • 316th Infantry
  • 312th Machine Gun Battalion

154th Field Artillery Brigade

  • 310th Field Artillery
  • 311th Field Artillery
  • 312th Field Artillery
  • 304th Trench Mortar Battery

Divisional Troops

  • 310th Machine Gun Battalion
  • 304th Engineers
  • 304th Field Signal Battalion
  • HQ Troop

Trains

  • 304th Train HQ and Military Police
  • 304th Ammunition Train
  • 304th Supply Train
  • 304th Engineer Train
  • 304th Sanitary Train (Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals 313-316

Unit Histories[edit | edit source]

Casualties and Replacements[edit | edit source]

  • Battle Casualties 6 April 1917 - 11 Nov 1918: 6,874
  • Replacements: 6,246
  • Strengths: 22,804

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