98th Infantry Division, WW II

Officer Roster

 98th Infantry Division

Commanding Generals

             

       Maj. Gen. Paul L. Ransom                       Maj.  Gen. George W. Griner

             15  Sept. 1942                                              18 Nov. 1943

              

       Maj. Gen. Ralph C. Smith                         Maj. Gen. Arthur M. Harper

                16 July 1944                                                23 Oct. 1944

Assistant Division Commanders

     

       Brig. Gen. George L. Eberle                     Brig. Gen. Wayne C. Zimmerman

                15 Sept. 1942                                              16 Oct. 1944

98th Division Artillery Commanders

           

     Brig. Gen. Boniface Campbell                         Maj. Gen. Josef R. Sheetz

               15 Sept. 1942                                                   27 June 1944

BG James T. Loome

31 Dec. 1944

389th Infantry Regiment

Col. Van Vliet, 9/15/42

Col. Kie Doty, 10/21/42

Lt. Col. Nicholas Woodward, 7/22/43

Col. A. Noble Ladd, 7/24/43

Col. Harold H. McClune, 11/7/43

Lt. Col. Willam M. Snow, 11/19/43

Col. Walter S. Winn, 11/23/43

Lt. Col. William C. Davidson, 7/17/44

Col. William McCaskey Chapman, 9/15/44

Col. Lester S. Bork, 1/29/45

390th Infantry Regiment

Col. Frank Shucker, 9/15/42

Lt. Col. William B. Means, 1/2/45

Col. Maximillian Clay, 11/30/45

Co. William J. Moroney

391st Infantry Regiment

Col. Harold Head, Aug 42 - Feb 15, 1944

Lt. Col. C.W. Blauvelt,  Feb. 15, 1944 - Feb 25, 1944

Col. Oliver E. Trechter, Feb. 25, 1944 - Sept. 21, 1944

Col. Joseph E. McGill, Sept. 22, 1944 - Feb. 16, 1946

367th Field Artillery Battalion

Lt. Col. Provosty A. Dayries, Sept.15, 1942 - Feb. 8,1945

Maj. Harry Dunlap, Jr., Feb. 8, 1945 - May 21, 1945

Lt. Col. Cuyler L. Clark Jr., May 21, 1945- Feb. 16, 1946

368th Field Artillery Battalion

Lt. Col. James C. Gabriel, Sept. 15, 1942 - Feb. 1943

Lt. Col. Frederick G. Terry, Feb 1943 - Aug. 31, 1943

Maj. John T. Marshall, Aug. 31, 1943

Lt. Col. Canlett

Lt. Col. Sturgis E. Chadwick

369th Field Artillery Battalion

Lt. Col. Selby R. Little, Sept. 15, 1942 - Jan. 10, 1943

Maj. William D. Fergus, Jan. 16, 1943

Maj. William A. Zimmer Dec. 31, 1945

923rd Field Artillery Battalion

Maj. Walter E. Kraus, Sept. 15, 1942

Maj. Edward A. Huwalt, Dec. 17, 1943

Lt. Col. Herbert R. Morss Jr. Jan. 2, 1944

Maj. Albert E. Hunter, Dec. 1935

323rd Engineer Battalion

Lt. Col. Colby Meyers, Sept. 15, 1942- Jan. 23, 1943

Lt. Col. Hamilton W. Fish, Jan, 23, 1943 - Feb. 16, 1946

323rd Medical Battalion

Lt. Col. Walter H. Moursund, Sept. 15, 1942 - Feb. 4, 1943

Lt. Col. Paul D. Keller, Feb. 4, 1943 - June 23, 1943

Lt. Col. Walter H. Moursund, June 23, 1943 - July 21, 1944

Maj. Charles R. Barber, July 13, 1944 - Nov. 5, 1945

Maj. Emerson F. Packler, Nov. 6, 1945 - Nov. 26, 1945

Capt. Robert H. Davies, Nov. 26, 1945 - Jan. 1946

Headquarters, Special Troops, 98th Division

Lt. Col. Francis A. Byrne, Aug. 13, 1943

Maj. Beryl C. Erwin, Sept. 1943

Lt. Col. Murray B. Crandall, Nov. 3, 1943

Lt. Col. John D. Hagon, Jan., 23, 1945 - Dec. 14, 1945

Maj. Samuel E. Milliken, Dec. 15, 1945 - Dec. 31, 1945

Lt. Col. Murray B. Crandall, Jan. 1, 1946 - Jan. 23 1946

Headquarters Company, 98th Infantry Division

Maj. William R. Donaldson, Sept, 15, 1942 - June 12, 1943

Capt. Thomas M. Beck, June 12, 1943 - Oct. 2, 1943

Capt. John M. Hensley, Oct. 2, 1943 - Mar. 23, 1945

Capt. Milton L. Fontaine, Aug. 15, 1954 - Nov. 11, 1945

1st Lt. William Durrett, Nov. 11. 1945 - Dec. 16, 1945

98th Military Police Platoon

Maj. Richard E. Barrett, Sept. 15, 1942 - June 26, 1943

1st Lt. William E. Remy, June 26, 1943 - Sept. 28, 1945

Maj. Joseph L. Nadigan, Sept. 28 1945 - Feb. 16, 1946

798th Ordnance Company

Maj. Harry E. Mikkelsen, Sept. 15, 1942 - Apr. 8, 1945 (Division Ordnance Officer)

Capt. Ralph G. Grant, Dec. 1, 1942 -

1st Lt. Seymour L. Mischel, Aug. 31, 1943 - Dec. 31, 1945

98th Quartermaster Company

Capt. John S. Day, Sept. 1942

Lt. Schaeffer, Dec. 1942

Lt. Metcalf, (Acting Commander) Mar. 15, 1943

Lt. Farley, Apr. 19, 1943

Lt. Harold A. Hyde, June, 1943

Capt. Ned H. Johnson

98th Reconnaissance Troop

Capt.. R. J. Coakley - Sept. 1942

98th Division Band

Tech. 4th Grade, William L. Deckman - (391st Band) Sept. 1942

W.O.J.G., Richard L. Doyle - (391st Band)

Tech 5th Grade, Phil Bodner - (391st Dance Orchestra)

98th Signal Company

Capt. Lester Clark, Sept. 15, 1942

Capt. Tisdell, Nov. 16, 1942

Lt. J. Carr Gamble, Jan. 23, 1943

Capt. Tisdell, Feb. 9, 1943

Lt. J. Carr Gamble, Mar. 1943

Lt. Edward J. Meley, Apr. 20, 1943

Capt. Brunner, Feb. 8, 1943