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The History of the 32d DIVISION National Guard

 
Division Commanders

1917

Aug. 26; Maj. Gen. James Parker

Sept 19; Brig. Gen. William O. Haan (ad interim)

Dec 7; Maj. Gen. James Parker

Dec 8; Brig. Gen. William O. Haan

1918

Feb 7; Maj. Gen. William O. Haan

Nov 20; Maj. Gen. William Laasiter

1919

Feb 17; Brig. Gen. Edwin B Winans (ad interim)

Feb 20; Maj. Gen. William Lassiter

April 23 To May 23; Maj. Gen. William O. Haan

 

Chiefs of Staff

1917

Aug. 26; Lt. Co1. Edward H. DeArmond

Sept. 19; Maj. George M. Russell (Acting)

Dec. 7; Lt. Co1 Edward IL. DeArmond

1918

May 2; Co1. William D. Connor

July 11; Brig. Gen. William D. Connor

July 15; Lt. Co1. Robert McC. Beck, Jr. (Acting)

Aug. 3; Lt. Co1. Robert McC. Beck, Jr.

Sept 21 to May 23, 1919; Co1. Robert McC. Beck, Jr.

 

Commanders 63rd Infantry Brigade

1917

Sept. 11; Brig. Gen. Louis C. Covell

Dec. 1; Co1. John R. Boucher (ad interim)

Dec. 7; Brig. Gen. Louis C. Covell

Dec. 14; Col. John R. Boucher (ad interim)

1918

Jan. 3; Brig. Gen. Louis C. Covell

July 22; Brig. Gen. William D. Connor

Aug. 5; Brig. Gen. Robert Alexander

Aug. 25; Brig. Gen. Louis C. Covell

Aug. 30; Brig. Gen. Frank R. McCoy

Nov. 24; Brig. Gen. William R. Smedberg, Jr.

1919

Mar. 4; Col. Russell C. Langdon (ad interim)

April 8 to May 17; Brig. Gen. William R. Smedberg, Jr.

 

Commanders 64th Infantry Brigade

1917

Sept. 8; Brig. Gen. Charles R. Boardman

Dec 10; Co1. Wilbur M. Lee (ad interim)

Dec 17; Brig. Gen. Charles R. Boardman

1918

Jan 6; Co1. Wilbur M. Lee (ad interim)

March 12; Brig. Gen. Charles R. Boardman

July 12; Brig. Gen. John A. Lejeune, USMC

July 26; Brig. Gen. Edwin B. Winans

1919

Jan. 26; Co1. Russell C. Langdon (ad interim)

Feb. 4 to May 8; Brig. Gen. Edwin B. Winans

 

Commanders 57th Field Artillery Brigade

1917

Aug. 25; Col. William G. Haan

Aug. 29; Brig. Gen. William G. Haan

Aug. 30; Co1. Phillip C. Westfahl (ad interim)

Sept. 15; Brig. Gen. William G. Haan

Dec. 8; Co1. Phillip C. Westfahl (ad interim)

Dec 14; Brig. Gen. Edward F. McGlachlin, Jr.

1918

March 8; Col. Chester B. McCormick (ad interim)

March 23; Brig. Gen. William Chamberlaine

May 8; Col. Phillip C. Westfahl (ad interim)

May 12; Brig. Gen. George LeR. Irwin

Nov. 2; Col. James A. Thomas (ad interim)

Nov. 12 Col. Clarence Deems, Jr.

1919

Jan. 23; Col. Boyd Wales (ad interim)

Jan. 29; Col. Ernest D. Scott (ad interim)

March 5 to April 25; Brig. Gen. George LeR. Irwin

 

COMPOSITION

63d Infantry Brigade

125th Infantry

126th Infantry

120th Machine Gun Battalion

64th Infantry Brigade

127th Infantry

128th Infantry

121st Machine Gun Battalion

 

57th Field Artillery Brigade

119th Field Artillery (75mm)

120th Field Artillery (75mm)

121st Field Artillery (155mm)

107th Trench Mortar Battery

 

Divisional Troops

119th Machine Gun Battalion

107th Engineers

107th Field Signal Battalion

Headquarters Troop

 

Trains

107th Train Headquarters and Military Police

107th Ammunition Train

107th Supply Train

107th Engineer Train

107th Sanitary Train (Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals 125-128)

Attached

147th FA (41st Division): to 57th FA Brig, June 24, 1918 - April 8, 1919

3d FA Brig (3d Division): Aisne-Marne Operation, July 39-Aug 2, 1918.

Artillery of French 39th Division, 107th MG Bn (28th Division): Aisne-Marne Operation, July 31-Aug 2, 1918.

3d Bn 18th FA (3d Division): Aisne-Marne Operation and Fismes (Vesle River) Sector, Aug. 2-12, 1918.

Fr 214th Arty.: Aisne-Mame Operation, Aug 2-5, 1918.

Arty of Fr 127th Division., Arty of Fr 1st Moroccan Division., Fr 278th Aero Sq., Fr 29th Bin Co.: thirty tanks, one sq Fr 1st Moroccan Cav Division.: at times during Oise-Aisne Operation between Aug 28 and Sept 2, 1918.

158th FA Brig and 398th Am Tn (83d DIVISION): Meuse-Argonne Operation, Sept 26-30, 1918.

65th FA Brig and 105th Am Tn 130th Division): Meuse-Argonne Operation, Sept 30-Oct 8, 1918.

65th FA Brig and 198th Am Tn (33d Division): Meuse-Argonne Operation, Oct 4-11, 1918.

67th FA Brig and 117th Am Tn (42d Division): Meuse-Argonne Operation, Oct 7-12, 1918.

Two tank cos., Co B 1st Gas Regt., 99th Aero Sq.: at times during Meuse-Argonne Operation between Oct 4 and Oct 10, 1918.

194th Aero Sq.: Meuse-Argonne Operation, Oct 20, 1918.

181st Inf Brig, except 362d Inf (91st Division).: Meuse-Argonne Operation, Oct 7-8, 1918.

1Slst Inf Brig (9&t Division).: Marne-Argonne Operation, Oct 11-12, 1918.

158th FA Brig and 303th Am Tn (83d Division).: Oct 29, 1918 to April, 1919.

 

DETACHED

107th Engrs and Tn: with SOS, Feb l5 - June 25, 1918.

57th FA Brig (less 119th FA) and 107th Am Tn.: at Camp Coetquidsn, Feb 22 - June 9, 1918

125th Inf.: with SOS, Feb 28 - Apr 3, 1918.

126th Inf.: with SOS, Mar 6-28, 1918.

129th Inf.: with SOS, Mar 7-Apr 4, 1918.

119th MG Bn.: with SOS, March 9 - March 14, 1918

119th FA.: at Camp Coetqoidan, Mar 1 June 3, 1918; with 28th Division

107th Engrs (less 1st Bn) and Tn.: in Tool-Boucq Sector, June 6-24, 1918.

1st Bn 107th Engrs,: with 28th Division in Fismes Sector, Aug 7-11, 1918.

64th Inf Brig.: with 3d Division in Vesle Sector, Aug 7-11, 1918.

57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn.: With Fr 164th Division. in Fismes Sector in Aug 1918. With 28th Division, 77th Division, and III Corps in Oise-Aisne Operation and in Fismes (Vale) Sector, Aug 7-24, 1918. With Fr 1st Moroccan Division in Oise-Aisne Operation, Sept

2-6, 1918; With 79th Division in Avocourt Sector and in Meuse-Argonne Operation, Sept 22-30, 1918. With 3d Division in Meuse-Argonne Operation, Sept 30-Oct 6, 1918. With 89th Division in Meuse-Argonne Operation, Oct 20 - Nov 2, 1918. With First Army, Nov 8-14, 1918. With 40th Division in Revigny Areas, Nov 15-22, 1918. With First Army, Nov 23 - Dec 25, 1918. With 38th Division., Dec 25, 1918-Jan 14, 1919.

107th Engrs and Tn.: with V Corps in Meuse-Argonne Operation, Sept 26-Oct 3.

128th Inf.: with 5th Division in Meuse-Argonne Operation, Nov 5-9, 1918

57th FA Brig.: with 88th Division, Jan 14 - Apr 8, 1919.


32d Division RECORD OF EVENTS

ORGANIZATION AND TRAINING IN THE UNITED STATES,

JULY 16, 1917-JAN 1, 1918

July 15 the National Guard of Michigan and Wisconsin is called into federal service.

July 18, the War Department designates National Guard troops of Michigan and Wisconsin to the 32d Division. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas, is selected for the training.

Aug 3, the War Department directs the concentration and organization of the Division at

Camp MacArthur.

Aug 4, the concentration begins.

Aug 5, the National Guard of Michigan and Wisconsin is drafted into federal service.

Aug 25, the 57th FA Brig is organized and ultimately includes the 1st Wis. FA, 1st Wis. Cav., and detachments of the 4th Wis., 6th Wis., and 31st Mich. Regts of Inf, and of Mich. Cav and FA.

Aug 26, Maj. Gen. James Parker assumes command.

Sept 8, the 64th Inf Brig is organized and ultimately includes the lst, 2d, and 3d Regts of Wis. Inf. and detachments of the 4th, 5th, and 6th Regts of Wis. Inf.

Sept 11, the 63d Inf Brig is organized and ultimately includes the 31st, 32d, and 33d Regts of Mich. Inf.

Sept 22-Oct 20, Division reorganizes in accordance with the Tables of Organization of Aug 8, 1917.

Sept 29, systematic training begins.

Oct 26-Nov 3, drafts aggregating 3,000 arrive from Camp Custer, and during December an additional 1,000 come from Camps Custer and Grant. The Division is about 3,500 under the authorized strength at the time of embarkation.

MOVEMENT OVERSEAS, JAN 2-MAR 12, 1918

Jan 2, the Division moves to the ports of embarkation of Hoboken, Newport News, and New York, via Camps Merritt and Stuart.

Jan 13, Advanced Detachment sails from Hoboken, and lands, Jan 24, at Brest.

Jan 2-Feb 18, a large part of the Division (less Arty Regts) sails, and lands: in England. Feb 6, the 107th F Sig. Bn. Feb 15, the 107th Sup Tn and 107th Engr Tn (which were aboard SS Tuscania when torpedoed on Feb 5 off the British coast). Feb 16, DHQ. Feb 17, 107th Am Tn; at St-Nazaire. Feb 6, Amb Cos 125 and 128. Feb 24, lst Bn 125th Inf at Brest, Feb 16-24, Mar 4, the remainder of the Division. Feb 26 and Mar 4, the artillery regiments sail and land at Liverpool, England. Mar 6, 119th FA. Mar 12, the remainder. Troops which land in England stay a short time in rest camps and then proceed to Le Havre, France.

FINAL TRAINING AND OPERATIONS, FEB 4-NOV 11, 1918

Feb 4, Division is designated as the Replacement Division, I Corps.

Feb 10, Division (less Arty, Engrs, 125th, 126th, 127th Regts of Inf, and 119th MG Bn) moves to the 10th (Prauthoy) Training Area. [Feb 20-June 10, Division is under the administrative control of the I Corps.]

Feb 22, 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn move from the base ports to Camp Coetquidan where the last element arrives on Mar 22.

Feb 28, 125th Inf moves from the base ports to Is-sur-Tille and vicinity for duty with the Services of Supply (S.O.S.).

Mar 6-7 and 9, 126th Inf, 127th Inf, and 119th MG Bn move from the base ports to Bordeaux, Dijon, St-Nazaire, and Vaucouleurs for duty with the S.O.S.

Feb 24-Apr 10, Division (less detached units) functions as the Replacement Division, I Corps. Mar 12, 128th Inf arrives in the10th (Prauthoy) Training Area. During March the Division forwards 7,000 replacements, which include all captains and privates of the

128th Inf., who join the 1st Division. In the latter part of March steps are taken to reconstitute the Division as a combat unit.

Mar 31, the infantry and machine gun troops on duty with the S.O.S. are ordered to rejoin the Division.

Apr 10, Division transfers the duties of a replacement Division to the 41st Division. The Division equalizes the strength of the infantry units by local transfers. Subsequent replacements received from depots raise it to approximately full strength; training follows.

May 14, Division (less Arty and Engrs) moves to the vicinity of La Chapelle-sous-Rougemont, in the area of the French Seventh Army.

Night of May 16-17, Division (less Arty and Engrs) moves to the front.

May 20-June 19, Division, affiliated with the French, participates in the occupation of the Centre Sector (Alsace).

The Division (less Arty, 64th Inf Brig and 107th Engrs) is attached to the Fr 9th Division north of the Rhone-Rhine Canal in the La Chapelle sector. Which on June 24 becomes the North Sector; the 64th Inf Brig is attached to the Fr 10th Division south of the canal in the Suarce Sector. Which on June 24 becomes the South Sector. The entire line runs from 1.5 km northeast of Largitzen, through the Bois d'Hirtzbach, 1.25 km west of Carspach, the northern and eastern edges of the Bois de Carspach, Eglingen, .25 km west of Ammertzwiller, 1.5 km southwest of Burnhaupt-le-Bas, eastern edge of Langlittenhag, 1 km west of Aspach-le-Bas, to 1.25 km north of Aspach-le-Haut.

Night May 20-21, the leading unit enters the line; raids and patrolling follow.

June 9, 57th FA Brig (less 119th FA attached to 26th Division in Toul-Boucq Sector) and 107th Am Tn rejoin. [June 13-July 14, Division is under the administrative control of the III Corps.]

June 14, Division assumes command of La Chapelle Sector, retaining elements of the French 9th Division.

June 25, French 53d Division relieves Fr 9th Division. 107th Engineers and 119th Field Artillery rejoin.

June 30, French 151st Division relieves Fr 10th Division. [July 14-22, Division is under the administrative control of the V Corps.]

July 19, French 53d Division relieves the 32nd Division; and on July 21 the last elements of the 64th Inf Brig leave.

July 22, Division moves to the vicinity of Pant-Ste-Maxence and Bethisy-St-Martin. [July 27-30, Division is under the administrative control of the I Corps.]

July 27, Division proceeds to the region of Chateau-Thierry, and thence into the Foret de Fere near Jaulgonne.

July 30-Aug 6, Division participates in the

Aisne-Marne Operation.

Night of July 29-30, 64th Inf Brig relieves the 3d Division on a 1 km front north of Roncheres.

July 30, the command passes to the 32d Division which, together with the 28th Division on left, attacks north, occupies the southwestern corner of the Bois de Cierges, advances through the eastern part of the Bois des Grimpettes and organizes along the northern edge. French 4th Division (Fr III Corps) on right, 28th Division on left. [July 31-Aug 3, Division is under the administrative control of the III Corps.]

Night of July 30-31, 63d Inf Brig relieves the 55th Inf Brig (28th Division) in, and to the west of, the Bois des Grimpettes; the enemy retires to the fringe of woods north of Cierges. July 31, Division extends its front to the west by the relief of the 28th Division and holds the entire front of the French XXXVIII Corps. Which extends from the southwestern edge of the Bois de Cierges, through the eastern, northern, and western edges of the Bois des Grimpettes, to southeast of Moulin Caranda. It attacks brigades abreast, and captures Cierges; 42d Division (I Corps), on left.

Aug 1, Division clears les Jomblets and the woods to the east thereof.

Night Aug l-2, the enemy begins to retire to the Vesle River.

Aug 2, the Division resumes the advance and reaches le Mouline Rav 1 km north of Cohan, Dravegny, and Bois Chenet.

Aug. 3, Division advances to a line from St-Gilles to Mont-St-Martin (both incl); 4th Division (I Corps) on left.

Aug 4, III Corps relieves the Fr XXXVIII Corps and assumes command of the corps sector; Division enters Fismes and reaches a front extending from Tir, through Fismes, Tannerie, Bois du Larribonnet (incl), to northeast of Villesavoye. The enemy holds the line of the Vesle River in force.

Aug 5-6, Division captures Fismes; 6th Inf Brig (3d Division) on right; the Aisne-Marne Operation merges into sector occupation.

Aug 7, Division (less Arty and Engrs) participates in the occupation of the Fismes Sector (Champagne).

Aug 7, 28th Division relieves the 32nd Division (less Arty and Engrs), which then passes to the corps reserve and to stations between Dravegny and Cierges; training follows. [Aug 7-11, 107th Engrs participate in the occupation of the Fismes and Vesle Sectors with the 3d and 28th Divisions.

Aug 7-17, 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn participate in the occupation of the Fismes Sector, supporting the 28th Division until Aug 12, and then the 77th Division, Aug 13-17

Aug 11, 64th Inf Brig, is at the disposal of the Fr 164th Division (III Corps), as Division reserve, and moves to the Bois de Reims and Bois de Vezilly. [Aug 18-24, 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn participate in the Oise-Aisne Operation, where two regiments support the 77th Division, and one regiment forms part of the III Corps artillery.]

Aug 24, 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn revert to the control of the Division. The Division moves to the vicinity of Pierrefonds and Hautefontaine.

Night Aug 26-27, Division moves to the vicinity of Tartiers and passes to the reserve of the Fr XXX Corps.

Aug 28-Sept 2, Division participates in the Oise-Aisne Operation.

Night of Aug 27-28, Division relieves the Fr 127th Division west of Juvigny from 2 km northwest of Chavigny to 2 km east of Bagneux. Establishing its right along the Chaussee-Brunehaut, and places it's left east of the Bois de la Domaine.

Aug 28, Division assumes Command and attacks. 63d Inf Brig leading, in conjunction with the Fr 59th Division (Fr I Corps) on the right. The right approaches the railroad leading north from Chavigny; Fr 64th Division on left.

Aug 29, French Tenth Army advances; the Division attacks east and advances its left to within 1 km of Juvigny. Fr 66th Division (Fr XXX Corps) on left.

Aug 30, Division resumes the attack with the 64th Inf Brig leading, clearing the Bois du Couronne and occupies Juvigny.

Aug 3l - Sept 2, Division again attacks and reaches the line: Beaumont Fme, to the Raperie, Route Nationale No 37.

Sept 2, 1st Moroccan Division relieves the Division (less Artillery which remains in line supporting 1st Moroccan Division until Sept 6) and the latter passes to corps reserve and moves to the vicinity of Tartiers and Bieuxy.

Sept 6, Division moves to the Attichy-Hautefontaine Area where it passes to army reserve. 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn revert to the control of the Division.

Sept 9, Division moves to the vicinity of Joinville; training follows. [Sept 17, 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn move from Joinville to the vicinity of Dombasle-en-Argonne and Jouy-en-Argonne, where on Sept 22-25, they are attached to the 79th Division in the Avocourt Sector.]

Sept 22, Division (less Arty) moves to the vicinity of Autrecourt and Lavoye, where on Sept 24, it passes to corps reserve.

Night of Sept 25-26, Division (less Arty) moves, via Brabant-en-Argonne, to the Foret de Hesse.

Sept 26-Nov 11, Division participates in Meuse-Argonne Operation.

Sept 26-29, Division (less Arty) remains in the Foret de Hesse in corps reserve. [Sept 26-Oct 6, 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn participate in the Meuse-Argonne Operation supporting the 79th Division until Sept 30, and thereafter the 3d Division.]

Sept 30-Oct 1, Division (less Arty) relieves the 37th Division from the Bois de Beuge, Hill 254, Fme de Brisegueule as far as la Grange-aux-Bois Fme.

Oct. 1, Division (less Arty) advances, 63d Inf Brig leading, occupies Cierges, and est,ablishes connection with the 91st Division on the left at la Grange-aux-Bois Fme; 3d Division on right.

Night of Oct 3-4, a readjustment of the corps front extends the Division sector to the west, and the new front extends from Cierges (excl), through la Grange-aux-Bois Fme, the northern edge of the Bois Communal de Cierges, the northern edge of the Communal de Baulny, to Tronsol Fme. The 64th Inf Brig relieves the 91st Division west of la Grange-aux-Bois Fme; the 3d Division relieves elements of the 32d Division in, and east of, Cierges.

Oct. 4, Division (less Arty), cooperating with the 1st Division (I Corps), attacks toward Gesnes, and establishes a line from the crossroads 1.25 km east of Gesnes, through Gesnes (excl), to Tronsol Fme (incl); 3d Division on the right, 1st Division on the left.

Oct. 5, Division continues the attack, captures the Bois de la Morine and Bois du Chene-See, and enters Gesnes.

Oct. 6, 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn reverts to the Division.

Oct. 8-9, in a change of boundaries the Division gains one km from the 3d Division on the right and relinquishes that part of the front which extends from Gesnes (excl) along northern edge of the Bois du Chene-Set (incl), to the Rau du Gouffre. 181st Inf Brig (91st Division), attached to the 1st Division, on the left.

Oct 9, Division attacks. 63d Inf Brig leading, reaches Mamelle Trench, and occupies the line from 3/4 km southeast and 1/2 km south of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, through the Bois de Valoup, to 3/4 km northwest of Gesnes.

Oct. 10, Division clears the enemy from the vicinity of the Fme du Transvaal, reaching Cote Dame-Marie; 181st Inf Brig is attached.

Oct. 12, Division relieves the 181st Inf Brig along the northern edge of the Bois de Romagne from 1/2 km northwest of Fme du Transvaal to 1/2 km south of la Musarde Fme; 42d Division on left.

Oct. 13, the sector is reduced by moving the western boundary to 1/2 km northwest of Fme du Transvaal, the 42d Division making the relief.

Oct. 14, Division attacks north, captures Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Cote Dame-Marie, the eastern portion of the Bois de Gesnes, and reaches a line from the northern outskirts of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, a point k1/2m south of Hill 264, 1 km east of Tuilerie Fme, to 1/2 km northwest of Hill 286 in the Bois de Gesnes; 5th Division (III Corps) on right.

Oct. 15-16, the attack continues and the Division occupies the Bois de Chauvignon and the eastern part of Bois de Romagne.

Oct. 17-19, Division enters the Bois de Bantheville, and holds a line from 1/2 km north of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, east of, and along the northern edge of the Bois de Chauvignon, eastern edge of the Bois de Bantheville, an east and west line through the Bois de Bantheville 1 km north of Hill 262, western edge of the Bois de Bantheville, to 1/2 km north of la Tuilerie Fme.

Oct 20, 89th Division relieves the Division, except the artillery, which supports the 89th Division until November 1st, when it reverts to the 32d Division.

Oct. 21-Nov 8, Division (less Arty) is in corps reserve (with the V Corps to Oct 27, and the III Corps thereafter) in the Bois de Cheppy, Bois de Very, and western part of the Bois de Montfaucon; rehabilitation and training follow.

Night of Nov 2-3, Division (less Arty) moves to the vicinity of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon.

Night of Nov 3-4, Division (less Arty) moves to the Bois des Rappes and Bois de la Pultiere.

Nov 6-8,128th Inf, attached to the 5th Division enters the line in the Bois de Fontaines, advances on the right flank of the 5th Division, and, on Nov 8, occupies Brandeville.

Nov 8-11, 57th FA Brig and 107th Am Tn participate in Meuse-Argonne Operation near Brocourt as part of the army artillery of the First Army.

Nov 9, 128th Inf reverts to the Division, and the leading elements of the regiment relieve units of the Fr 15th Colonial Division at Peuvillers and l 1/2 km east of Breheville.

Night of Nov 9-10, the remainder of the Division crosses the Meuse river. The 127th Inf enters line east of Breheville and relieves part of the 128th Inf.

Nov 10, Division (less Arty) pursues, 64th Inf Brig leading, advances so that part of the 128th Inf reaches a line from the Bois Dombras to the Cote du Mont but later withdraws. Division finally holds a line from 3/4 km south of Peuvillers, along the road from Damvillers to Jametz, the southwestern edge of the Bois Demange, the woods west of Thinte Rau, to 2 1/4 km south of Jametz; Fr 15th Colonial Division on right, 5th Division on left.

POST-ARMISTICE ACTIVITIES, NOV 12, 1918-APR 17, 1919

Nov 12-16, the Division (less Arty) bivouacs near Ecurey and Haraumont, outposts the armistice line, and prepares to march to the Rhine river.

Nov 14, elements relieve the 5th Division on the line: Jametz, Remoiville, Louppy (incl). Current activities include the enforcement of armistice terms, salvage, and training.

Nov 17-Dec. 13, Advance into Germany.

Nov 17, the Division (less Arty) moves via Marville, Petange (Luxemburg), Consdorf, Welschbillig (Germany), Daun, Mayen, Ochtendung, Bassenheim and Sayn.

Dec 14-Apr 17, Division (less Arty) forms part of the Army of

Occupation in Germany.

The Division (less Arty) moves to the vicinity of Dierdorf and Rengsdorf in the Coblenz Bridgehead where training continues.

Jan 25, 107th Am Tn rejoins.

RETURN TO THE UNITED STATES AND DEMOBILIZATION,

APRIL 18 - MAY 23, 1919

Apr 18, the Division (less Arty) moves to Brest, where the 57th FA Brig rejoins.

Apr 20, the leading element, 107th Trench Mortar Battery sails.

Apr 25, Hq 57th FA Brig and Hq 64th Inf Brig sail, followed on Apr 27 by DHQ sailing on the SS George Washington.

May 22, the last elements, detachments of the 125th and 126th Inf, arrive at New York. The demobilization includes: at Camp Devens, May 7, Hq 57th FA Brig; at Camp Grant, May 17, Hq 64th Inf Brig; at Camp Custer, May 23, DHQ and Hq 63d Inf. Brig.


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