244th Field Artillery Battalion

September 1943

Field Manual
          FM 23-25 Bayonet
Friday – 10th September 19433
          Change In Organization

           On 10 September 1943 the Battalion was reorganized under T/O & E 6-25 dated 15 July 1943 with no change in designation.  On 25 November 1943 the Battalion, was relieved of its assignment to the Replacement and School Command and attachment to the Infantry School and was assigned to the III Corps, Second Army, per Par. 25, Special Orders 276, The Infantry School, 16 November 1943, with station at Camp Gordon, Georgia, by authority of Army Ground Force letter, file 370, 5/250 (R) (1 Oct 1943) GNGCT HQ AGF “Transfer of Certain School Troop Units.” Upon arrival at Camp Gordon the Battalion was attached to the 166th Field Artillery Group.

Thursday – 30th September 19437
          Strength Last Day (Commissioned And Enlisted)
DATEOFFICERSENLISTED MENTOTALINCREASEDECREASE
January 1943365405761
February 1943425315733
March 19433559062552
April 1943385786169
May 19433856460212
June 1943376685957
July 19433954358213
August 19433952456319
September 19433954855724
  1. Fort Benning Bayonet, Thursday September 2, 1943, Volume 1, Number 51
  2. Fort Benning Bayonet, Thursday September 9, 1943, Volume 1, Number 52
  3. Department of The Army, The Adjutant General’s Office, History of The 244th Field Artillery Battalion 8 August 1942 to 15 March 1944
  4. Fort Benning Bayonet, Thursday September 16, 1943, Volume 2, Number 1
  5. Fort Benning Bayonet, Thursday September 23, 1943, Volume 2, Number 2
  6. Fort Benning Bayonte, Thursday September 30, 1943, Volume 2, Number 3
  7. Department of The Army, The Adjutant General’s Office, History of The 244th Field Artillery Battalion 8 August 1942 to 15 March 1944