1ST MARINE RAIDER-REGIMENT Commanding Officer Col Harry B. Liversedge Executive Officer (None shown) R-1 1stLt George E. Leppig R-2 Capt Merwin C. Plumley R-3 LtCol Joseph P. McCaffery R-4 Maj Ira J. Irwin Communications Officer Maj William D. Stevenson Medical Officer LtCdr (MC) Wesley B. Van Cott Medical Officer Lt (jg) (MC) Harry A. Miller Air Officer Lt (jg) George M Rounds2
1st Marine Raider Battalion
Battalion Commander LtCol Samuel B. Griflith, II Executive Officer Maj Charles L. Banks Bn-1 2dLt Robert E. Laverty Bn-2 Capt John B. Sweeney Bn-3 Maj George W. Herring Bn-4 2d Lt Thomas H. Driscoll Demolitions Platoon MarGun Angus R. Goss (to 20 July) Medical Officer Lt (MC) James F. Regan Medical Officer Lt (MC) Stuart C. Knox Company A Commander Capt Thomas F. Mullahey, Jr. Company B Commander Capt Edwin B. Wheeler Company C Commander Capt John P. Salmon Company D Commander Capt Clay A. Boyd (to 20 July)
1stLt Frank A. Kemp3
4th Marine Raider Battalion
Battalion Commander LtCol Michael S. Currin Executive Officer Maj James R. Clark (to 22 July) Maj Robert H. Thomas Bn-1 Capt Foster C. LaHue Bn-2 (None shown) Bn-3 Maj Robert H. Thomas (to 22 July)
Maj Roy J. Batterton
Bn-4 1stLt Francis L. White Demolitions Platoon 1stLt Robert P. Smith Medical Officer Lt (MC) J. C. Lockhart Company N Commander Capt Earle O. Snell, Jr. (to 20 July)
1stLt Thomas J. Connor
Company O Commander 1stLt Raymond L. Luckel Company P Commander Capt Anthony Walker (to 20 July)
1stLt Malcolm N. McCarthy
Company Q Commander Capt William L. Flake (to 13 July)
Capt Lincoln N. Holdzkom
3d Battalion, 145th Infantry4
Battalion Commander LtCol George G. Freer Company I Commander Capt David N. Marshall Company K Commander Capt Donald W. Fouse (to 8 July)
1stLt Alfred A. Potteiger
Company L Commander Capt Clifford W. Morrow (to 13 August)
1stLt Richard J. Vial, Jr.
Company M Commander Capt Arthur H. Walton
3d Battalion, 148th Infantry4
Battalion Commander LtCol Delbert E. Schultz Company I Commander Capt Denton C. Roundtree Company K Commander Capt Vernon B. McMillen Company L Commander Capt Lawrence D. Robertson (to 31 July)
Capt Armas L. Gremillion, Jr.
Company M. Commander Capt Charles A. Henne
9TH DEFENSE BATTALION
Battalion Commander LtCol William J. Scheyer Executive Officer LtCol Wallace O. Thompson (to 6 August)
LtCol Archie E. O'Neil (to 25 August)
Maj Harold B. Meek
Bn-1 Maj Benjamin J. Beach Bn-2 Maj Harold B. Meek (to 25 August)
Capt William A. Buckingham
Bn-3 Capt William C. Givens Bn-4 Maj Albert F. Lucas Tank Platoon Commander Capt Robert W. Blake Demolitions Officer MarGun Ralph B. Brouse (to 21 August) Medical Officer LtCdr (MC) Miles Krepela Medical Officer Lt (MC) Nathan I. Gershon
155mm Gun Group
Group Commander LtCol Archie E. O'Neil (to 6 August)
Maj Robert C. Hiatt
Executive Officer Maj Robert C. Hiatt (to 6 August)
Maj Frank C. Wenban, Jr.
Battery A Commander Capt Henry H. Reichner, Jr. Battery B Commander Capt Walter Wells
90mm Antiaircraft Group
Group Commander Maj Mark S. Adams (to 21 August)
Maj Arthur B. Hammond, Jr. (to 28 August)
Capt Norman Pozinsky (to 3 September)
Maj Arthur B. Hammond, Jr.
Executive Officer Capt Arthur M. Finkel (to 21 August)
Capt Norman Pozinsky (22-28 August)
Battery C Commander Capt Milton M. Cardwell, Jr. Battery D Commander Capt Norman Pozinsky (to 21 August)
Capt James W. Love
Battery E Commander Capt William M. Tracy Battery F Commander Capt Theron A. Smith
Special Weapons Group
Group Commander LtCol Wright C. Taylor (to 26 September)
Maj Norman E. Sparling
Executive Officer Maj Norman E. Sparling Battery G Commander Capt DeWitt M. Snow Battery H Commander Capt Lynn D. Irvin Battery I Commander Maj Arthur B. Hammond, Jr. (to 21 August)
Capt Mark S. Smith
4TH DEFENSE BATTALION
Battalion Commander Col Harold S. Fassett Executive Officer LtCol John H. Cook, Jr. Bn-1 1stLt William H. Kapanke Bn-2 1stLt Jack Loss Bn-3 Capt Jo S. Jersig Bn-4 1stLt Guy F. Turner Tank Platoon Commander Capt George M. Anderson Demolitions Officer MarGun John F. Powrozniki Medical Officer LtCdr (MC) Fulton E. Dye Medical Officer Lt (MC) Ralph M. King
155mm Gun Group
Group Commander Maj Frank G. Umstead Executive Officer Maj Earl E. Demers Battery A Commander Capt Richard A. Vanderhoof Battery B Commander Capt Alexander Stevenson
90mm AAA Group
Group Commander Maj Kenneth A. King Executive Officer Maj Howard B. Benge Battery D Commander 1stLt Edward L. Parke Battery E Commander Capt John S. Hartz Battery F Commander Capt William H. Junghans, Jr. Battery G Commander 1stLt Walter R. Miller
Special Weapons Group
Group Commander Maj McDonald I. Shuford Executive Officer Maj Charles T. Hodges Machine Gun Battery Commander Capt Robert W. Kash 20mm Battery Commander Capt Marvin L. Ross 40mm Battery Commander Capt Carl M. Johnson
FORWARD ECHELON, CORPS TROOPS
Commanding Officer Maj Donald M. Schmuck
LIAISON OFFICERS AND OBSERVERS
(From IMAC and 3d Marine Division)
Col Evans O. Ames Col Edward A. Craig Col William C. Hall Col George W. McHenry LtCol Edward H. Forney LtCol John T. Gabbert LtCol Francis M. McAllister LtCol Wilbur J. McNenny LtCol James M. Smith, Jr.
1. Derived from HQMC Muster Rolls.
2. Temporarily attached from VB-21.
3. During those periods when Capt Boyd was absent on patrol, Lt Kemp commanded Company D.
4. Attached from the 37th Infantry Division, U.S. Army.