4th US Ranger Battalion
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History
Activated 08.06.1943
Inactivated 24.10.1944

Commanding Officer (CO)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Maj. Roy A. Murray
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. Roy A. Murray

Executive Officer (XO)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Capt. Max F. Schneider

Battalion Staff
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 1st Lt. James J. Lavin S-1
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Capt. Walter F. Nye S-2
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Capt. Leilyn M. Young S-3
00.00.0000-13.11.1943 (KIA) Mst.-Sgt. Garfield E. Towbridge Sergeant Major

Headquarter Company
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 1st Lt. Herbert Avedon Commanding Officer (CO)
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 2nd Lt. William K. Carr Communications Officer
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 2nd Lt. Joseph W. Fineberg Platoon Leader

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Infantry
A Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Capt. Radie H. Bunn 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Hubbard C. Powell 00.00.0000-00.01.1944 (KIA)
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. William H. Anderson 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
1st Sergeant: 1st Sgt. Thomas G. Raines 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
B Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Capt. Joseph J. Goldstein 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. Stewart W. Avery 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. Robert W. Neal 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
C Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Capt. 1st Lt. George B. Nunnally 00.00.0000-30.01.1944 (KIA)
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. James F. O'Neill 00.00.0000-04.11.1943 (KIA)
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. James K. Davis 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
1st Sergeant: 1st Sgt. Nolan N. Gilbert 00.00.0000-00.11.1943 (KIA)
D Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Capt. Peter E. Callahan 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. Howard W. Andre 00.00.0000-00.01.1944 (KIA)
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. John P. Bordenwich 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
1st Sergeant: 1st Sgt. Jack Hudson 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
E Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Capt. Walter D. Ruark 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. Donald S. Frederick 00.00.0000-04.09.1943 (POW)
Platoon Leader: 1st Lt. Orin E. Taylor 00.00.0000-00.01.1944 (KIA)
F Company 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: 1st Lt. James J. Altieri 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. Stanford G. Zaslaw 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Platoon Leader: 2nd Lt. Lewis B. Case (Jr.) 00.00.0000-30.01.1944 (KIA)

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00.00.0000 6615th Ranger Force (Provisional)

Sources & links: Mir Bahmanyar, Darby's Rangers (Osprey Warrior #69)
  Gordon L. Rottman, U.S. Army Rangers and LRRP Units 1942-87 (Osprey Elite #13)
  Ronald L. Lane, Rudder's Rangers (ISBN: 0934588007)
  Joanna M. McDonald, The Liberation of Point du Hoc (ISBN: 1888967064)
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