Constituted 8 July 1918 as the 9th Division.
Organized 18 July 1918 at Camp Sheridan, Alabama.
Inactivated 13 February 1919 at Camp Sheridan, Alabama.
Activated 1 August 1940 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Reorganized and redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 9th Infantry Division.
Inactivated 15 January 1947 in Germany.
Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Dix, New Jersey.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General Manton S. Eddy - Assumed command August 1942
Major General Louis A. Craig - Assumed command August 1944
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters, 9th Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 9th Infantry Division
9th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
15th Engineer Combat Battalion
39th Infantry Regiment
47th Infantry Regiment
60th Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
26th Field Artillery Battalion
34th Field Artillery Battalion
60th Field Artillery Battalion
84th Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
9th Medical Battalion
709th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
9th Signal Company
9th Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead), Tunisia, Sicily, Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe