The regiment returned to the U.S. and was inactivated on February 3, 1946, at Camp Anza, California. The division was first organized in October 1918, during the U.S. mobilization for World War I. Contents. He enlisted in the Army on January 21, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland. Patrols soon made contact with the 24th Infantry Division of X Corps north of Dagami and with the 382nd Infantry of the 96th Infantry Division to the east. [1], Ordered into active-duty service on 15 August 1942, the unit was reorganized at Camp Adair, Oregon, for service in World War II. Purple Heart. Don Dencker (Co L, 382nd Infantry Regiment) was the first to collect these stories for the web site of the first 96th Infantry Division Association, followed by stories collected by Bill Hill (Co M, 382nd Infantry Regiment). Headquarters Company – 382nd Infantry Regiment Antitank Company – 382nd Infantry Regiment The 96th Sustainment Brigade, is a unit of the United States Army that inherited the lineage of the 96th Infantry Division that served in the Asia-Pacific theater during World War II.Effective 17 September 2008, the unit became the 96th Sustainment Brigade, with its headquarters located at Fort Douglas, Salt Lake City, Utah.. Memorial Certificate. Buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial. Okinawa, Zebra Hill. 382nd Infantry Regiment 383rd Infantry Regiment 96th Division Artillery Command and Staff. 96th Infantry Division. Oral Interview. From Camp Roberts Marvin traveled with the “Deadeyes” Company I of the 382nd Infantry Regiment within the 96th Infantry Division to Hawaii and the South Pacific where they were on the front firing lines on the island of Okinawa. 3.2. These were Private First Class Clarence B. Clarence B. The unit served as a reserve regiment until it was called to active duty during World War II, whereupon it saw action in the Pacific theater as part of the 96th Infantry Division. The unit returned to reserve status after the war until being deactivated in 1952. ABMC Headquarters 2300 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 500 Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: (703) 696-6900 The division was organized in the First World War "National Army" on 20 October 1918 at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina. The total compliment of men was 14,250 men. As part of the 96th Infantry Division, the 382nd participated in the Battle of Leyte from October to December 1944 and the Battle of Okinawa from April to June 1945. 381st Infantry Regiment 382nd Infantry Regiment 383rd Infantry Regiment 96 th Signal Company WWII ,1939-1945 Veteran. The 382nd Infantry Regiment was first constituted on 5 September 1918, in the National Army and assigned to the 96th Division. The 382nd Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment in the United States Army. Donald O Dencker of Love Company, 96th Infantry Division, 282 Infantry Regiment, US ARMY during WWII. The unit served as a reserve regiment until it was called to active duty during World War II, whereupon it saw action in the Pacific theater as part of the 96th Infantry Division. Re-designated on October 17, 1999, as the 382nd Regiment, the unit was reorganized to consist of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Battalions, elements of the 75th Division (Training Support). It was demobilized less than three months later, on 30 November 1918. 382nd Infantry Regiment. The unit served as a reserve regiment until it was called to active duty during World War II, whereupon it saw action in the Pacific theater as part of the 96th Infantry Division. We searched the World War II Operations Reports, 1940-1948 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1905-1981 (Record Group 407) but were unable to locate Combat Infantry Badge Awards within the 96th Infantry Division general orders for 1942 - December 1945 or to locate general orders specifically of the 382nd Infantry Regiment. Friends of the 96th Infantry Division Deadeyes of WWII. The 187th Airborne Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans) is a regiment of the 101st Airborne Division.The nickname "Rakkasans" is derived from the Japanese word for parachute (literally "umbrella for falling", 落下傘). [1], Ordered into active-duty service on August 15, 1942, the unit was reorganized at Camp Adair, Oregon, for service in World War II. Back to 96th Division Page. Kafton was inducted on August 15, 1944, and served with the 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division. The following archived copies of The Deadeye Dispatch were digitized and provided by Deadeye Marvin Margoshes (96th Infantry Division, 382nd Regiment, C Company), our website's originator and our first webmaster. Purple Heart. Craft of Company G, for assaulting Japanese-held Hen Hill on Okinawa; Private Ova A. Kelley of Company A, mortally wounded after leading an attack during the Battle of Leyte; and First Lieutenant Seymour W. Terry of Company B, mortally wounded during the fight for Zebra Hill on Okinawa. Samuel served as a Private First Class, Anti-Tank Company, 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II. On top of Yaeju-Dake 18 June, 96th Division infantrymen probe hidden enemy pockets. It was inactivated again on 1 March 1952, and relieved from its assignment to the 96th Infantry Division. Frank was a Private First Class in the 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division. The unit returned to reserve status after the war until being deactivated in 1952. [1], A year later, on 10 January 1947, the 382nd Infantry was re-activated into the Organized Reserves (re-designated as the Army Reserve in 1952) with its headquarters at Boise, Idaho. Were the Regimental records for all WWII units for this time period destroyed according to a schedule for that time frame, just like the Army rosters were destroyed for 1944-1945. The 382nd Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment in the United States Army. World War I; Interwar period Enjoy this story, its one from a Deadeye that was there. It was a draftee division, and was led at the battalion, company, and platoon levels by men who prior to World War II were not professional soldiers, but civilians. Explosion in cave. The unit returned to reserve status after the war until being deactivated in 1952. The 382nd Infantry Regiment was first constituted on September 5, 1918, in the National Army and assigned to the 96th Division. We had three infantry regiments, the 381st, the 382nd (the one I was in), and the 383rd. Craft of Company G, for assaulting Japanese-held Hen Hill on Okinawa; Private Ova A. Kelley of Company A, mortally wounded after leading an attack during the Battle of Leyte; and First Lieutenant Seymour W. Terry of Company B, mortally wounded during the fight for Zebra Hill on Okinawa. As part of the 96th Infantry Division, the 382nd participated in the Battle of Leyte from October to December 1944 and the Battle of Okinawa from April to June 1945. I called the 96th Division “Everyman’s Army” because it was composed of men from all over the United States and of every social status. Don Dencker, 282nd Infantry Regiment, Love Company. It was demobilized less than three months later, on 30 November 1918. 381st Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division: 128th Infantry Regiment: 381st Military Police Battalion: 129th AAA Gun Battalion (Mobile) 381st Port Battalion: 129th Armored Ordnance Battalion: 3827th Quartermaster Truck Company: 129th Field Artillery Battalion: 382nd Anti-Aircraft Arty (Automatic Weapons) Battalion: 129th Infantry Regiment 96th Infantry Division Deadeyes. [2][3][4][5], Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation, United States Army Center of Military History, "Medal of Honor Recipients - World War II (A–F)", "Medal of Honor Recipients - World War II (G–L)", "Medal of Honor Recipients - World War II (M–S)", "Medal of Honor Recipients - World War II (T–Z)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=382nd_Infantry_Regiment_(United_States)&oldid=984990455, Infantry regiments of the United States Army, Infantry regiments of the United States Army in World War II, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 October 2020, at 08:54. [1], The regiment was reconstituted on June 24, 1921, in the Organized Reserves (predecessor of the U.S. Army Reserve) and was assigned to the 96th Division (later re-designated as the 96th Infantry Division). There were four artillery battalions: three light ones with 105 mm howitzers to support each infantry regiment, and a heavier one, the 363rd. The 382nd Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment in the United States Army. Japanese coming out of cave. Re-designated on 17 October 1999, as the 382nd Regiment, the unit was reorganized to consist of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Battalions, elements of the 75th Division (Training Support). The 382nd was organized in December 1921 with its headquarters at Medford, Oregon. He left for the Pacific on January 17, 1945. The division was first organized in October 1918, during the U.S. mobilization for World War I. During a 2001 reunion in Nebraska, the division was awarded a … The regiment was reactivated as a training unit in 1999. Back to all Infantry Divisions. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options. Troops of 382nd Infantry, 96th Division advance up hill and place bombs in Japanese caves clearing pillboxes. According to World War II Honor Roll Frank was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. The regiment returned to the U.S. and was inactivated on 3 February 1946, at Camp Anza, California. The 96th Infantry Division was basically organized the same as all other Army infantry divisions. He was later killed on Okinawa. I have the 96th INF General Orders. It was inactivated again on March 1, 1952, and relieved from its assignment to the 96th Infantry Division. It was demobilized less than three months later, on November 30, 1918. But seeking the elusive 382nd Regiment of the 96th Division … He was drafted into the army on August 12, 1944. Born in Kansas in 1926, Kafton graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1944. T kidding on April Fool ’ s Day, during the U.S. mobilization for World War II story its. 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