Open main menu

User:NelsonKC/Sandbox/United States World War I American Expeditionary Forces - Seventy-Eighth Division

Unclesamwantsyou5.jpg

Seventy-Eighth Division - National Army

Training

Troops Drawn

Selective Service (Draft) New York, New Jersey and Delaware

Training Camp in the United States

Overseas Service

  • Date landed in France: May 18.,1918-June 12, 1918.
  • French training area: Nielles-les-Blequin. Camp de Meucon.
  • Date entered line: September 16, 1918. Limey Sector.
  • Days in Quiet (17) and Active (21) Sectors. Total 38.
  • Date sailed for home: May 24.1919.

Major Operations

Military Units attached to the Seventy-Eighth Division

154th Infantry Brigade

  • 309th Infantry
  • 310th Infantry
  • 308th Machine Gun Battalion

156th Infantry Brigade

  • 311th Infantry
  • 312th Infantry
  • 309th Machine Gun Battalion

153rd Field Artillery Brigade

  • 307th Field Artillery
  • 308th Field Artillery
  • 309th Field Artillery
  • 303rd Trench Mortar Battery

Divisional Troops

  • 307th Machine Gun Battalion
  • 303rd Engineers
  • 303rd Field Signal Battalion
  • HQ Troop

Trains

  • 303rd Train HQ and Military Police
  • 303rd Ammunition Train
  • 303rd Supply Train
  • 303rd Engineer Train
  • 303rd Sanitary Train (Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals309-312

Unit Histories

Casualties and Replacements

  • Battle Deaths: 1,384
  • Wounded: 5,861
  • Replacements: 3,190
  • Strengths 13 Nov 1918:19,762

FamilySearch Resources

Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

Related FamilySearch Wiki Articles

Related Websites

Reference Sources