Re: 43rd div
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Good morning, Dwayne L. Garfield !
You will find the division at :
It had a long history in the Pacific, having left
San Francisco P/E 1 Oct 42 amd returning there 9 Oct 45.
It was in four Campaigns:
where it lost over 50% in casualties,
Killed in Action, 1,128
Wounded in Action, 4,887
Died from Wounds, 278.
If your subject was in the 103rd Field Artillery Battalion,
172nd IR, 43rd ID, he was one of 5,000 troops who sailed
on the PRESIDENT WILSON, on 1 Oct 42.
Good hunting, and best regards,
Louie F. Turner.