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World War II Unit Citations and Campaign Participation Credits of

The 32nd 'Red Arrow'

Infantry Division


The information in this table was transcribed from Department of the Army Pamphlet 672-1, Unit Citation and Campaign Participation Credit Register, dated July 1961
Unit
Campaigns
13=Leyte (17 Oct 44 - 1 Jul 45)
14=Luzon (15 Dec 44 - 4 Jul 45)
15=New Guinea (24 Jan 43 - 31 Dec 44)
17=Papua (23 Jul 42 - 23 Jan 43)
DUC
Distinctive Unit Citation was renamed as Presidential Unit Citation in 1966
MUC
Meritorious Unit Commendation
A - Assault Landings
F - Foreign Unit Awards (56 = Philippine Presidential Unit Citation)
O - Occupation Credit
R- Remarks
32d Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, 32d Infantry Division
13, 14, 15, (17)
23 Jul 42 - 23 Jan. 43, WD GO 21-43 Det. only.
20 Nov. 44 - 2 Jan. 45, WD GO 57-45

F - 56, 7 Dec. 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct. 44 - 4 Jul. 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 5 Dec. 45 - 20 Feb. 46, Japan
32d Infantry Division
13, 14, 15, (17)
23 Jul 42 - 23 Jan. 43, WD GO 21-43, Hq. and Hq. Co. only
14 Nov. 44 - 3 Jun. 45, GO 266, Hqs 32d Inf. Div., dated 20 Aug. 45, Hqs. Co. only
14 nov. 44 - 31 May 45, GO 276, Hqs 32d Inf. Div., dated 27 Aug. 45, MP Plat. only
F - 56, 7 Dec. 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct. 44 - 4 Jul. 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov. 45 - 20 Feb. 46, Japan, Hq. and Hq. Co., Div. Arty, Spec Troops only
O - 24 Nov. 45 - 20 FEb. 46, Japan, MP Plat. only
R - (17) campaign Hq. and Hq. Co. only

32d Ordnance Company Detachment (Note: DA PAM 672-1 did not say that this unit was part of the 32d Infantry Division, but I am including it here because I believe it was. I know the ordnance and maintenance units of the Division were reorganized and renamed several times during the war.)
17
23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43


32d Quartermaster Company, 32d Infantry Division
13, 15, 17
23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43
2 Jan 44 - 21 Jan 45, GO 289, Hqs. 32d Inf Div, dtd 1 Sep. 45
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan
32d Signal Company, 32d Infantry Division 13, 15, 17 23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan
107th Medical Battalion, 32d Infantry Division
13, 14, 15, 17
23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43 23 Apr 44- 1 May 45, GO 299, Hqs. 32d Inf Div, dtd 27 Jul 45, Co. D, only
A - Saidor, 2 Jan 44, WD GO 109-46, Co A and 1st Plat, Co D, only
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan
114th Engineer Combat Battalion, 32d Infantry Division
13, 14, 15, 17 23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43
1 Feb - 4 Jun 45, WD GO 81-46
15 Nov 44 - 20 May 45, GO 40, Hqs. 32d Inf Div, dtd 25 Feb 46, Hq and Svc Co, only
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan
120th Field Artillery Battalion, 32d Infantry Division
13, 14, 15

14 Nov 44 - 25 May 45, GO 252, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 10 Aug 45, Svc Battery, only
A - Saidor, 2 Jan 44, WD GO 109-46
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan
121st Field Artillery Battalion, 32d Infantry Division 13, 14, 15

29 Jan - 2 Jun 45, GO 282, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 29 Aug 45, Svc Btry, only
A - Biak, 27 May 44, WD GO 109-46
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan (Note: DA PAM says Germany, but that must be a typographical error.)
126th Field Artillery Battalion, 32d Infantry Division 13, 14, 15 30 Jan - 3 Jun 45, WD GO 119-46
1 Feb - 3 Jun 45, GO 331, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 7 Sep 45, Svc Btry, only
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan
126th Infantry Regiment, 32d Infantry Division
13, 14, 15, 17 23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43
A - Saidor, NG, 2 Jan 44, WD GO 109-46
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 1 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan
127th Infantry Regiment, 32d Infantry Division 13, 14, 15, 17 23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43
23-24 Feb 45, WD GO 66-45, 3d Plat, Co K, only
30 Nov - 7 Dec 44, WD GO 66-45, 3d Battalion, only
15 Dec 44 - WD GO 66-45, Co C, only
17 Nov 44 - 14 Aug 45, GO 29, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 15 Feb 46, Med Det, only
23 Apr 44 - 1 May 45, GO 159, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 6 Jun 45, Svc Company, only
A - Aitape, 22 Apr 44, WD GO 109-46, Co F & G, only
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - Nov 45 - Mar 46, Japan, less Co F & Anti-tank Co (Note: DA PAM says Germany, but that must be a typographical error.)
O - 25 Nov - 20 Jan 46, Japan, Company F and Anti-tank Company, only (Note: DA PAM says Germany, but that must be a typographical error.)
128th Infantry Regiment, 32d Infantry Division 13, 14, 15, 17 23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43
23 Mar - 30 May, WD GO 70-46, 1st Battalion, only
24 Mar - 31 May, WD GO 121-46, 3d Battalion, only
14 Nov 44 - 1 Jun 45, GO 286, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 31 Aug 45, Med Detachment, only
14 Nov 44 - 25 May 45, GO 294, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 4 Sep 45, Svc Company, only
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 30 Aug 45 - 20 Jan 46, Japan
129th Field Artillery Battalion, 32d Infantry Division 13, 14, 15, (17) 23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43, Btry A, only
27 May - 24 Aug, WD GO 76-46
1 Nov 44 - 31 Aug 45, GO 2, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 4 Jan 46, Svc Btry, only
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
O - 25 Nov 45 - 20 Feb 46, Japan
R - (17) campaign, Btry A, only
632d Tank Destroyer Battalion (Note: Technically this unit was not organic to the 32d Infantry Division, but I've included it here because it was created from units of the Division.)
13, 14, 15


A - Leyte Island, 20-22 Oct 44, WD GO
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50
732d Ordnance Company (Note: DA PAM 672-1 did not say that this unit was part of the 32d Infantry Division, but I am including it here because I believe it was. I know the ordnance and maintenance units of the Division were reorganized and renamed several times during the war.) 17
23 Jul 42 -23 Jan 43, WD GO 21-43

732d Ordnance Light Maintenance Company (Note: DA PAM 672-1 did not say that this unit was part of the 32d Infantry Division, but I am including it here because I believe it was. I know the ordnance and maintenance units of the Division were reorganized and renamed several times during the war.) 13, 14, 15

11 Feb 44 - 31 Jul 45, GO 259, Hqs, 32d Inf Div, dtd 14 Aug 45
F - 56, 7 Dec 41 - 10 May 42 or 17 Oct 44 - 4 Jul 45, DA GO 47-50

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