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 # 1faef1e621
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, accounts, and rosters of the officers and enlisted men 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, and 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, and 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 to the origin of the National Army. From the first contingents of the draft, the 5th Provisional Company, Camp Pike, Arkansas, was formed.
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, on June 15th, 1918, with a strength of five officers and 55 enlisted men, all non-commissioned, and arrived at Camp Dix, New Jersey, on June 17th, 1918.
In looking through the old files of Headquarters Company, 346th Infantry, we happened on the first muster roll of the organization. We find many familiar names that we will probably always remember in glancing through them.
The organization of the First Battalion of the 346th Infantry is coincident, as to date and place, with the formation of the Regiment itself: The year 1917, Camp Pike, Arkansas.
Trained at Camp Pike, the Machine Gun Company of the 346th Infantry, 87th Division of the AEF, went on to Camp Dix, where after several months were sent to Liverpool on the SS Ceramic.
The Supply Company, 346th Infantry, trained at Camp Pike, Ark.; most of these men went to Camp Dix, New Jersey, and from there to France. At Camp Dix, N. J., the organization included men from New York and New Jersey.