Divisional information
Divisional troops

Divisional information

Commanding General (CG)
00.00.0000 Maj.-Gen. Julian C. Smith

Assistant Division Commander
00.00.0000 Brig.-Gen. Leo D. Hermle

Commander, Division Artillery
00.00.0000 Brig.-Gen. Thomas E. Bourke

Chief of Staff
00.00.0000 Col. Merritt A. Edson

Assistant Chief of Staff D-1
00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. C.P. Van Ness

Assistant Chief of Staff D-2
00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. J.P. Risely

Assistant Chief of Staff D-3
00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. T.J. Colley

Assistant Chief of Staff D-4
00.00.0000 Lt.-Col. Jesse S. Cook

Other officers
00.00.0000 Col. Cyril W. Martyr Engineer Officer

Divisional troops


2nd Marine Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
6th Marine Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
8th Marine Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000


10th Marine Regiment 00.00.0000-00.00.0000

Other Units
18th Marine Regiment (Engineers) 00.00.0000-00.00.1944
2nd Tank Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
CO: Lt.-Col. Alexander B. Swenceski 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
XO: Maj. Charles W. McCoy 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
B-3: 1st Lt. Edward C. Hennessey 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
2nd Special Weapons Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.1944
2nd Anti-tank Battalion 00.00.1943-00.00.1943
2nd Service Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
2nd Medical Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
2nd Amtrac Battalion 00.00.0000-00.00.1944
CO: Maj. Henry C. Drewes 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
XO: Capt. Henry G. Lawrence 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
B-3: Capt. William H. Houseman 00.00.0000-00.00.0000
2nd Engineer Battalion 00.00.1944-00.00.0000
2nd Pioneer Battalion 00.00.1944-00.00.0000
2nd Reconnaissance Company 00.00.1944-00.00.0000
2nd Motor Transport Battalion 00.00.1944-00.00.0000

Sources & links: US Marine Corps 194145 (Osprey Elite #59)
  Second Marine Division Association
  Derrick Wright, A hell of a way to die (ISBN 1859150284)
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