The 42nd Field Artillery Battalion

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42nd Field Artillery Battalion. Insignia
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Citations: Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for LUXEMBOURG
Belgian Fourragere 1940
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in BELGIUM
Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES

History: Constituted 5 July 1918 in the National Army as the 42d Field Artillery and assigned to the 14th Division. Organized 10 August 1918 at Camp Custer, Michigan. Demobilized 7 February 1919 at Camp Custer, Michigan the reconstituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 42d Field Artillery .Redesignated 1 October 1940 as the 42d Field Artillery Battalion, assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia. Inactivated 16 February 1946 at Camp Butner, North Carolina then reactivated 15 July 1947 at Fort Ord, California.

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