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Shoulder patches: The men of the 93rd wore the shoulder patch shown above. The Patch Page displays all the patches we have been able to obtain of this and other chemical mortar battalions.

Nickname: none

Association: no formal association

Membership: 118 veterans as of 8-16-99


2000: October 5-8, Virginia Beach, Virginia (Holiday Inn Executive Center)
1998: June 11-14, Las Vegas, Nevada

Contact: Joseph P. Towell (1924-2014), Norfolk VA

Newsletter:: 93rd Chemical Mortar Battalion News

Activated: 24 Mar 1944 as 93rd Chemical Bn Motorized at Camp Rucker, AL


24 Mar 1944 - 19 Aug 1944 Cp. Rucker, AL
19 Aug 1944 - 25 Aug 1944 Ft. Benning, GA
25 Aug 1944 - 3 Oct 1944 Cp. Rucker, AL
4 Oct 1944 - 16 Oct 1944 Cp. Sibert, Attalla, AL
17 Oct 1944 - 9 Jan 1945 Cp. Shelby, MS

Redesignated: 17 Nov 1944 as 93rd Chemical Mortar Bn

Inactivated: 20 Oct 1945 at Fort Bragg, NC

Overseas: Arrived BPE 18 Jan 1945, departed aboard Santa Maria, arrived France-ETO 29 Jan 1945, departed France-ETO 25 Jun 1945 aboard Bienville, arrived BPE 4 Jul 1945.

Campaigns: Central Europe

Number of men killed in action: 2

Number of days in combat: 22

Number of rounds fired: 1148 (579 HE, 570 WP)

History of 93rd Cml Mortar Bn, by Joseph P. Towell

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