The unit returned to reserve status after the war until being deactivated in 1952. These were Private First Class Clarence B. The division was organized in the First World War "National Army" on 20 October 1918 at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina. Purple Heart. Headquarters Company – 382nd Infantry Regiment Antitank Company – 382nd Infantry Regiment [1], Men and armor of the 382nd Infantry move through a wooded area during the Battle of Okinawa, Three men earned the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, while serving with the 382nd Infantry. 382nd Infantry Regiment. 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The 96th Infantry Division served for 200 days in Combat in The Asiatic Pacific Theater of operations; during this time they served in the campaigns of SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES, and RYUKYUS. U.S. troops rushing toward deep fortified cave on hillside. We continue to be interested in adding additional material, including stories by those who served after World War II. 96th Infantry Division. Kafton was inducted on August 15, 1944, and served with the 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division. 3.2. The 382nd Infantry Regiment was first constituted on September 5, 1918, in the National Army and assigned to the 96th Division. Company/Division: 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division Killed in action near the Philippines. It was demobilized less than three months later, on 30 November 1918. 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. The division was first organized in October 1918, during the U.S. mobilization for World War I. 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. World War I; Interwar period The regiment was reactivated as a training unit in 1999. [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). Okinawa was the second big campaign for the Deadeyes, who took their nickname because of their marksmanship pro … 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. According to World War II Honor Roll Frank was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. 381st Infantry Regiment 382nd Infantry Regiment 383rd Infantry Regiment 96 th Signal Company This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options. 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. Back to all Infantry Divisions. He was later killed on Okinawa. The regiment was reactivated as a training unit in 1999. The 382nd was organized in December 1921 with its headquarters at Medford, Oregon. Clarence B. 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). Footer menu. The clearance of the cemetery and the entrance of the 17th Infantry into Dagami on October 30th accomplished a major objective for the 7th Infantry Division. The 382nd Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment in the United States Army. Back to 96th Division Page. Buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial. The division was organized in the First World War "National Army" on 20 October 1918 at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina. 96th Infantry 382nd Regiment,Co C First Scout PFC First Class Memorial Certificate. Printing Tips. 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. The 382nd was organized in December 1921 with its headquarters at Medford, Oregon. 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. But seeking the elusive 382nd Regiment of the 96th Division … The unit returned to reserve status after the war until being deactivated in 1952. The 382nd Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment in the United States Army. The total compliment of men was 14,250 men. Dubarry served with H Company, 2nd Battalion, 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division. He became a private first class in the HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division. 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. He was buried in Honolulu Memorial Cemetery on March 1, 1949. The 382nd Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment in the United States Army. [1], A year later, on January 10, 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. The 96th Infantry Division was basically organized the same as all other Army infantry divisions. The 382nd Infantry Regiment was first constituted on 5 September 1918, in the National Army and assigned to the 96th Division. He resided in Washington County, Maryland prior to the war. The division was first organized in October 1918, during the U.S. mobilization for World War I. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Born in Kansas in 1926, Kafton graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1944. He was drafted into the army on August 12, 1944. 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