Constituted 18 July 1917 as the 32nd Division.
Organized 26 August 1917 at Camp MacArthur, Texas.
Inactivated 23 May 1919 at Camp Custer, Michigan.
Activated 23 July 1924 with headquarters at Lansing, Michigan.
Ordered into federal service 15 October 1940 at Lansing, Michigan.
Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1942 as the 32nd Infantry Division.
Inactivated 28 February 1946 in Japan.
Activated 8 November 1946 with headquarters at Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General Edwin F. Harding - Assumed command February 1942
Major General Frayne Baker - Assumed command December 1942
Major General William H. Gill - Assumed command 1 March 1943
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters, 32nd Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 32nd Infantry Division
32rd Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
114th Engineer Combat Battalion
126th Infantry Regiment
127th Infantry Regiment
128th Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
120th Field Artillery Battalion
121st Field Artillery Battalion
126th Field Artillery Battalion
129th Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
107th Medical Battalion
732nd Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
32nd Signal Company
32nd Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Papua, New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon