Divisional information
Divisional troops

Divisional information

Commanding General (CG)

00.00.0000 Maj.-Gen. Alexander A. Vandegrift
00.00.1943 Brig.-Gen. William H. Rupertus

Assistant Division Commander
00.00.0000 Brig.-Gen. William H. Rupertus

Chief of Staff
00.00.0000-21.09.1942 Col. William C. James
21.09.1942 Col. Gerald C. Thomas

Assistant Chief of Staff D-1
00.00.0000-21.09.1942 Col. Robert C. Kilmartin (Jr.)
22.09.1942 Maj. James C. Murray (Jr.)

Assistant Chief of Staff D-2
00.00.0000-12.08.1942 Lt.-Col. Frank B. Goettge
14.08.1942 Lt.-Col. Edmund J. Buckley

Assistant Chief of Staff D-3
00.00.0000-20.09.1942 Lt.-Col. Gerard C. Thomas
21.09.1942 Lt.-Col. Merril B. Twining

Assistant Chief of Staff D-4
00.00.0000-21.10.1942 Lt.-Col. Randolph McC. Pate
21.10.1942-25.11.1942 Lt.-Col. Raymond P. Coffman
26.11.1942 Lt.-Col. William S. Fellers

Divisional troops


1st Marine Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
5th Marine Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
7th Marine Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000


11th Marine Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Other Units
Armored Amphibious Tractor Group 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Lt.-Col. Kimber H. Boyer 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Amphibious Transport Group 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Maj. Albert F. Reutlinger 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Anti-Aircraft Group 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Lt.-Col. Merlyn D. Holmes 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Engineer Group 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Col. Francis I. Fenton 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Shore Party Group 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Lt.-Col. Robert G. Ballance 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Service Group 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Col. John Kaluf 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Reserve Group 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Lt.-Col. Spencer Berger 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
Medical Group 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Commander Emil E. Napp 00.00.0000-00.00.0000


Date Assigned to Corps Assigned to Army Attached to Army Assigned to Army Group Attached to Army Group
00.00.0000 III Amphibious Corps Third Amphibious Force      

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