Recognitions

 

Awards, Campaigns & Unit Citations

The following is a listing of Campaigns and the various Citations awarded to the Units of the 30th Infantry Division:

30th Infantry Division CAMPAIGNS

1. Normandy 6 Jun - 24 July '44
2. Northern France 25 July - 14 September '44
3. Rhineland 15 Sept '44 - 21 March '45
4. Ardennes - Alsace 16 Dec '44 - 25 Jan '45
5. Central Europe 22 March - 11 May '45

30th Hq. & Hq. Co.

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
15 Jun - 15 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44
DA GO #14-59

30th Hq. & Hq. Battery, Div. Artillery

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION 1 Jan - 29 Feb '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Mar - 31 Aug '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Sept '44 - 28 Feb '45
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

30th Medical Detachment, Div. Artillery

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Jan 29 - Feb '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Mar - 31 Aug '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Sept '44 - 28 Feb '45
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

30th Military Police Platoon

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
15 Jun - 15 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44 DA
GO #14-59

30th Band

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
15 Jun - 15 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May

'45 FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44 DA GO #14-59

30th QM Company

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
20 Jun - 20 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44 DA
GO #14-59

30th Reconnaissance Troop

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44 DA
GO #14-59

30th Signal Company

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Mar - 30 Apr '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
30 Apr '44 - 31 Oct '44
GO #148 30 ID 11 Jun '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Nov '44 - 30 Apr '45
GO #148 30 ID 11 Jun '45

105th Engineer Combat Battalion

Company "B", 3rd Platoon Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
7 Jul '44 WD GO #34-45

Med. Detach., & Hq. & Svc. Company Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Jun - 31 Jul '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

105th Medical Battalion

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
16 Jun - 16 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

113th Field Artillery Battalion Entire Battalion

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44
DA GO #14-59

Hq. & Hq. Btry; Svc. Btry & Med Det. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
15 Jun - 15 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Hq. & Hq. Btry; Svc. Btry & Med Det Only MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
16 Aug '44 - 15 Feb '45
GO #148 30 ID 11 Jun '45

117th Infantry Regiment Entire Regiment

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44
DA GO #14-59

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
2-11 Oct '44
DA GO #43-50

Hq. & Hq. Company Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
7 Aug '44
WD GO #70-46

1st Battalion Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
7 Aug '44
WD GO #12-45

DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
2 Oct '44
WD GO #70-46

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
7 Aug '44
DA GO #43-50

Company E Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
16 Oct '44
WD GO #47-45

3rd Battalion & 3rd Plat. Anti-Tank Co.
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
3-4 Oct '44 DA
GO #53-48

Hq. & Hq. Co. Less: I&R Platoon
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
15 Jun - 16 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Service Co. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
20 Jun - 20 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Medical Detach. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Oct - 30 Nov '44 GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

3rd Bn. Hq. & Hq. Co. Less: A.T. Platoon
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
7 Jul - 5 Sep '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

2nd Bn. Hq. & Hq. Co. Less: A.T. Platoon
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Sep - 1 Nov '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

118th Field Artillery Battalion

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Sep '44 - 28 Feb '45
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
Med. Detach. Only
1 Jan - Feb '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
Hq. & Hq. Btry Only
1 Apr - 30 Jun '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45 5.

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
Med. Detach. Only
1 Mar - 31 Aug '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
Hq. & Hq. Btry Only
1 Jul - 31 Dec '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
Svc. Btry Only
1 Jun - 30 Nov '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

119th Infantry Regiment

Entire Regiment
FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44 DA GO 14-59

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
17-25 Dec '44 DA
GO 43-50

2nd Bn., & 2nd Plat. AT Co. Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
2-3 Apr '45 DA
GO 21-47

1st Bn. Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
19 - 21 Dec '44
WD GO 55-45

Svc. Co. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
GO #184 30 ID 11 Jul '45

Med. Detach. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Feb - 1 Apr '44
GO #184 30 ID 11 Jul '45

Hq. & Hq. Co. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
16 Jan - 17 Mar '45
GO #184 30 ID 11 Jul '45 6.

1st, 2nd & 3rd Plat. , Hq. & Hq. Co. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
20 MAY - 20 Jul '44
GO #184 30 ID 11 Jul '45

120th Infantry Regiment

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44
DA GO 14-50

2nd Bn. & Co. K
FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
6 - 12 Aug '44
DA GO 43-50

Anti Tank Co. Only
FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
6 - 13 Aug '44
DA GO 43-50

2nd Bn, Co. K & 1st & 2nd Plat. A-T Co. DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
6 - 12 Aug '44
WD GO 3-45

1st Bn. Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
8-12 Oct '44 WD
GO 11-46

1st, 2nd, 3rd Bns., less AT Platoons of Hq & Hq Co's; & Med Detach
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Jan - 29 Feb '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Hq. & Hq. Co, & Svc Co.
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Jan - 29 Feb '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

1st, 2nd, 3rd Bns., less AT Platoons of Hq. & Hq. Co's; & Med Detach; Svc Co and Hq & Hq Co.
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Mar - 31 Aug '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

197th F.A. Bn.

Med. Detach. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Jan-2 Mar '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Hq. & Hq. Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
15 Jan - 15 Aug '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Hq. & Hq. Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
8 Sep '44 - 8 Mar '45
GO #148 30 ID 11 Jun '45

Med. Detach. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
3 Mar - 3 Sep '44
GO #148 30 ID 11 Jun '45

Svc. Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
12 Feb - 14 Apr '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Svc. Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
2 Jun - 2 Dec '44
GO #148 30 ID 11 Jun '45

230th F.A. Bn.

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44 DA
GO 14-59 Svc.

Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Apr - 31 May '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Svc Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Aug '44 - 31 Jan '45
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

Hq. & Hq. Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Mar-31 May '44
GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Hq. & Hq. Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Jul - 31 Dec '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

Med. Detach. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Jun '44 - 30 Nov '44
GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

Med. Detach. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Dec '44 - 31 May '45
GO #162 30 ID 19 Jun '45

531st AAA (AW) Bn.

Med. Detach. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
16 Jun - 15 Aug '44 GO #162 30 ID 19 Jun '45

Med. Detach. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
16 Aug '44 - 15 Feb '45 GO #162 30 ID 19 Jun '45

Hq. & Hq. Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
16 Jun - 15 Aug '44 GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Hq. & Hq. Btry. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
16 Aug '44 -15 Feb '45 GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

730th Ordnance (LM) Co.

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
15 Jun '44 DA GO 14-59

MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
15 Jun - 1 Sep '44 GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

743rd Tank Battalion

ASSAULT LANDING
6-7 Jun '44 Normandy WD GO 70-45

FRENCH CROIX de GUERRE
6 Jun '44 DA GO 43-50

DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
6 Jun '44 WD GO 85-44

Svc. Co. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 Feb - 1 Apr '44 GO #100 30 ID 10 May '45

Hq. & Hq. Co. Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
1 May - 30 Jun '44 GO #129 30 ID 23 May '45

823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion

Company "A" Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
6-12 Aug '44 WD GO 91-44

Company "B" Only
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION
7 Aug '44 WD GO 91-44

Hq. Company & Med. Detach Only
MERITORIOUS UNIT CITATION
26 Jun-26 Aug '44 GO #199 30 ID 26 Jul '45

Compiled and published by the 30th Infantry Division Veterans of WWII

For clarification on any of the above awards contact us at:

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