Constituted 19 November 1917 as the 4th Division.
Organized 10 December 1917 at Camp Greene, North Carolina.
Inactivated 21 September 1921 at Camp Lewis, Washington.
Activated 1 June 1940 at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Reorganized and redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 4th Motorized Division.
Reorganized and redesignated 4 August 1943 as the 4th Infantry Division.
Inactivated 12 March 1946 at Camp Butner, North Carolina.
Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Ord, California.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General Raymond O. Barton - Assumed command July 1942
Major General Harold W, Blakeley - Assumed command December 1944
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters, 4th Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 4th Infantry Division
4th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
4th Engineer Combat Battalion
8th Infantry Regiment
12th Infantry Regiment
22th Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
20th Field Artillery Battalion
29th Field Artillery Battalion
42nd Field Artillery Battalion
44th Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
4th Medical Battalion
704th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
4th Signal Company
4th Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Normandy (with arrowhead), Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe