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475th Engineer Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 15 November 2007

475th Engineer Company Lineage

Constituted 3 April 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 475th Engineer Company

Activated 20 April 1942 in Iceland

Redesignated 31 May 1942 as the 475th Engineer Maintenance Company

Inactivated (less 2d Platoon) 17 July 1942 in Iceland

Activated (less 2d Platoon) 23 October 1942 in Iceland

Inactivated 14 December 1945 in Germany

Allotted 26 February 1947 to the Organized Reserves

Activated 12 March 1947 at Lawrence, Massachusetts

Location changed 5 September 1947 to Boston, Massachusetts

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Location changed 22 September 1949 to Bangor, Maine; on 1 May 1950 to Bridgeport, Connecticut

Reorganized and redesignated 10 July 1952 as the 475th Engineer Field Maintenance Company

Reorganized and redesignated 20 April 1953 as the 475th Engineer Company

Ordered into active military service 1 October 1961 at Bridgeport, Connecticut; released from active military service 8 August 196 and reverted to reserve status

Inactivated 9 April 1968 at Bridgeport, Connecticut

Activated 16 September 2007 at Ponce, Puerto Rico

475th Engineer Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe



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