Constituted 18 July 1917 as the 36th Division.
Organized 23 August 1917 at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Inactivated 18 June 1919 at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Activated 3 May 1923 with headquarters at San Antonio, Texas.
Ordered into federal service 25 November 1940 at San Antonio, Texas.
Reorganized and redesignated 11 July 1941 as the 36th Infantry Division.
Inactivated 13 December 1945 at Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia.
Activated 10 December 1946 with headquarters at Austin, Texas.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General Fred L. Walker - Assumed command September 1941
Major General John E. Dahlquist - Assumed command June 1944
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters, 36th Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 36th Infantry Division
36th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
111th Engineer Combat Battalion
141st Infantry Regiment
142nd Infantry Regiment
143rd Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
131st Field Artillery Battalion
132nd Field Artillery Battalion
133rd Field Artillery Battalion
155th Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
111th Medical Battalion
736th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
36th Signal Company
36th Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Naples-Foggia (with arrowhead), Anzio, Rome-Arno, Southern France (with arrowhead) Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe