40th Infantry Regiment (United States



40th Infantry Regiment (United States)
40th Infantry Regiment

Coat of arms Active Country Branch Type Role Motto Colors 1917
 United States

Army Infantry Infantry none blue

Distinctive unit insignia

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The 40th Infantry Regiment is a non-active infantry regiment in the United States Army.

Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as the 40th Infantry. Organized 20 June 1917 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota from personnel of the 36th Infantry. Assigned to the 14th Infantry Division 5 July 1918. Relieved from the 14th Division February 1919. Inactivated 1 November 1921 at Danville, West Virginia. Allotted to the Second Corps Area 28 February 1927. Affiliated with Cornell University and organized 18 April 1930 at Ithica, New York. Disbanded 11 November 1944.

The insignia was rescinded on 5 September 1958. shown by the canton. shown by the wolverine’s head. google.mil/html/forcestruc/lineages/branches/fa/default. • Crest: None • Motto None • Symbolism • Shield: This Regiment was organized in 1917 from the 36th Infantry.history. mil/ Heraldry/ ArmyDUISSICOA/ ArmyHeraldryUnit.com/books?id=rv1CWcxVN04C&pg=PA62&lpg=PA62&dq=5th+coast+artillery& source=bl&ots=S35Qd_K1Dm&sig=_wNs20SbYzWCXOuxASM_qEvGAuY&hl=en& ei=nnE3TYW3EIOt8APRt6mEDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&sqi=2& ved=0CEgQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q&f=false) • Encyclopedia of United States Army insignia and uniforms By William K. the head of a wolverine erased Or.. Emerson (page 51). hqda. Volume 1 By Francis Bernard Heitman (http://books. During World War I it was in the 14th Division. • Background The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 2 March 1938. pentagon.. (http://books. the head of a wolverine erased Or. During World War I it was in the 14th Division.htm) lineage . shown by the canton. shown by the wolverine’s head. Coat of arms • Blazon • Shield: Azure. on a canton Argent a six-bastioned fort Vert charged with a mullet of the third (for the 36th Infantry). the unofficial insignia of that Division.army.2 cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure. • Symbolism This Regiment was organized in 1917 from the 36th Infantry.40th Infantry Regiment (United States) 2 Distinctive unit insignia • Description A Gold color metal and enamel device 11⁄4 inches (3. on a canton Argent a six-bastioned fort Vert charged with a mullet of the third (for the 36th Infantry).com/books?id=trbBXKeHO3sC&pg=PA51&lpg=PA51&dq=national+army+regiments&source=bl& ots=a4Rp4wr3J8&sig=5ahdqzeTgQwl2FwPsES3OwMPoh4&hl=en&ei=kf6LTbOnO8yz0QHJz8i1Cw& sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CCsQ6AEwAzgU#v=onepage&q=national army regiments&f=false) • (http://www. It was rescinded on 5 September 1958. from . It was amended to correct the blazon on 23 March 1938. [1] http:/ / www. • Crest: None • Background: The coat of arms was approved on 29 June 1921. tioh. the unofficial insignia of that Division.. aspx?u=7914 • Historical register and dictionary of the United States Army. References  This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Institute of Heraldry document "40th Infantry Regiment" [1].google.

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