Constituted 5 September 1918 as the 96th Division.
Organized 20 October 1918 at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina.
Inactivated 7 January 1919 at Camp Wadsworth, South Carolina.
Activated 7 October 1921 with headquarters at Portland, Oregon.
Ordered into active military service 15 August 1942 and reorganized at Camp Adair, Oregon as the 96th Infantry Division.
Inactivated 3 February 1946 at Camp Anza, California.
Activated 31 December 1946 with headquarters at Helena, Montana.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General James L. Bradley - Assumed command August 1942
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters, 96th Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 96th Infantry Division
96th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
321st Engineer Combat Battalion
381st Infantry Regiment
382nd Infantry Regiment
383rd Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
631st Field Artillery Battalion
362nd Field Artillery Battalion
363rd Field Artillery Battalion
921st Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
321st Medical Battalion
796th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
96th Signal Company
96th Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Leyte (with arrowhead), Ryukyus