Battalion information

Battalion information Top

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Activated 08.08.1942 (at Camp Shelby, Mississippi)
New York Port of Embarkation 22.06.1944
England 28.06.1944
France-ETO 07.08.1944
New York Port of Embarkation 21.02.1946
Inactivated 22.02.1946 (at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey)


Commanding Officer
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. Joseph G. Rucks

00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Maj. Richard G. Banks

Assistant S-3
00.00.0000-00.00.0000 Capt. Frank E. Smith

Sources & links: STANTON, S.L., World War II Order of Battle, Stackpole Books, Machanicsburg, PA, USA, 2006 (ISBN: 9780811701570)
  US Army in World War II: Artillery and AA Artillery
  243rd Field Artillery Battalion Association
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