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102nd Engineer Battalion



102 Engineer Bn History


102nd Engineer Battalion Organized as ?Union Grays Regiment? 13 May 1861. CIVIL WAR Redesignated 17 Sept 61 22 Infantry NY NG, (Federal - 28 May 1861 - 5 Sept 1862; F: 18 June 1863 - 21 July 1863 (returned to NYC to suppress draft riots) Returned to State status. Campaigns; Gettysburg SPANISH WAR 13 May 1898- 4 companies from 13 NY Infantry attached 13 May 1898. (F : Spanish War 24 May 1898 - 23 Nov 1898. Feb 1902 -Redesignated 22 Engineers reorganized as 1st & 2d Battalions, Corps of Engineers. MEXICAN BORDER. (F:-(Mexican Border) 19 June 1916 Stationed at Fort McAllen, TX : ;reorganized and redesignated 22 Engineers 2 Sept 1916; mustered out 1 Bn 30 Oct1916, 2d Battalion 4 Jan 1917 WORLD WAR I. (F: World War One -Inducted 15 July 1917 (Co A 20 Jun 1917); redesignated 102 Engineers 2 Sept 1917. Served with 27th DIV in France and Belgium, mustered out 3 April 1919. Campaigns; Flanders, Ypres-Lys, Somme Offensive Reorganized 22 Engineers NY Guard 3 Aug 1917. Redesignated 102 Engineers 1 June 1921. WORLD WAR II. Inducted into federal service 15 Oct 1940.,as part of 27 Div, NY. Departed San Francisco Port of Embarkation 10 March 1942; arrived Oahu, Hawaii, 15 March 1942; relocated to Hilo, Hawaii 18 March 1942. Hq redesignated Hq 152 Engineers 1 September 1942 ; Hq& Svc Co, Companies A, B and C redesignated 102d Engineer Combat Battalion 23 August 1942; Hq 1st Battalion inactivated 23 August 1942; 2d Battalion redesignated 2d battalion 152d Engineers 23 Aug 1942. 102d Engineer Combat Battalion -Overseas wartime locations - Hawaii, 23 Aug 42; Saipan: 17 June 1944; Espiritu Santo 9 Sept 1944; Okinowa 9 April 1945; 31 Dec 1945, Fort Lawton, WA Campaigns Eastern Mandates; Ryukyus; Western Pacific; (Company C also Central Pacific). Prepared by John F Cope Source: WW II : Order of Battle WW II, author Shelby Stanton Source: 1861- 1940: 1939 National Guard Register



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