4.2 mortar
United States Army 80th Chemical Mortar Battalion
4.2 mortar
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Activated: 30 Jun 1944 as 80th Chemical Bn Motorized at Camp Swift, TX

Training: 30 Jun 1944 - 15 Jan 1945 Cp. Swift TX

Redesignated: 4 Mar 1945 as 80th Chemical Mortar Bn

Inactivated: 1 Feb 1946 at Camp Stoneman, CA

Overseas: Arrived SFPE 26 Jan 1945, Philippines 26 Feb 1945; returned SFPE 30 Jan 1946

Campaigns: Leyte (17 Oct 44 / 1 Jul 45) Southern Philippines (27 Feb 45 / 4 Jul 45)

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