Unit Histories of the 346th Infantry, 87th Division - 1919
Front Cover, The 346th Infantry Historical Notes, 1917-1919 - World War I Unit History. GGA Image ID #
U.S. Government Printing Office, The 346th Infantry Historical Notes 1917 - 1919, © 1919, Various Officers and Enlisted Men of the 346th, Hardcover, 180 Pages.
The Unit History and Historical Notes Book includes the history and accounts of the many companies that comprised the 346th Infantry Regiment of the 87th Division in World War I.
Company A, 346th Infantry, 87th Division of the American Expeditionary Force was formed on 19 September 1917, trained at Camp Pike, Arkansas and Deployed from Camp Dix to England and France.
Company B, 346th Infantry, 87th Division of the American Expeditionary Force, Trained at Camp Pike, Arkansas, deployed overseas from Camp Dix to Liverpool on the SS Ceramic, to Southampton to cross the Channel on the SS Yale to Le Havre.
History of Company C, 346th Infantry American Expeditionary Forces, 20 January 1919 - Trained at Camp Pike, Arkansas, Pre-Deployment at Camp Dix and Deployment to the Port of Saint Nazaire, France.
Company "D" of the 346th Infantry, 87th Division trained at Camp Pike, Arkansas, deployed to England and France via Camp Dix. Landing at the port of Le Havre onward to Salignac, Saintes, Montoir, and St. Nazaire.
We were ordered into the front lines in November and it will go down in history that old Kaiser Bill got tipped off that Co. E. was on his trail, so he flew the coop to Holland. His army laid down and we just grinned and said, « I told you so ».
Company “F” dates back coincident with the origin of the National Army. From the first contingents of the draft there was formed the 5th Provisional Company, Camp Pike, Arkansas.
Rather than provide a history of their adventure during the Great War, Company "G" leaned towards anecdotal slices of life as soldiers in the American Expeditionary Force. They included correspondence with the Mayor of St. Seurin, France.
The company left Camp Pike, Arkansas, June 15th, 1918 with a strength of five officers and 55 enlisted men, all of whom were non-commissioned officers, and arrived at Camp Dix, New Jersey, June 17th, 1918.