He received training as a mechanic, and spent the last year of the war serving as a mechanic in an artillery unit in northern Europe. When federalized and augmented by draftees and other more seasoned soldiers, they trained at Camp Grant, Illinois, then at Camp Logan, Texas before sailing for Brest, France in May 1918. (1942-09/18/1947) ( Most Recent) Type of Archival Materials: Textual Records Level of Description: Item from Record Group 24: Records of the … World War II Draft Cards If you are an Illinois native or have ever visited one of our Veteran Service Officers, we may have a copy of your DD 214 on file and can provide you with a certified copy. National Archives Identifier: 305198 Title: State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel from Illinois, 1946 Creator: Department of the Navy. Bureau of Naval Personnel. View their ship manifests. Crest The crest is that of the Illinois Army National Guard. DESCRIPTIVE INFORMATION. The fleurs-de-lis on the red portion symbolize the combat operations of the organization in Europe during World War I and World War II. The official website of the Illinois National Guard. Subscribe to our newsletters to get updates about Illinois Public Media's role in giving voice to local arts, education, new ideas, and community needs, sent straight to your inbox. The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) maintains military records on many Illinois veterans. The coat of arms was originally approved for the 106th Cavalry Regiment, Illinois and Michigan National Guard on 17 December 1930. 1890 Veterans Schedules Ancestry .
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See Civil War Articles and Civil War Battles at the Illinois National Guard site. Reorganized in 1921 in the Illinois National Guard as the 4th and 5th Infantry Consolidated 22 June 1921 and consolidated unit designated as the 4th Infantry Redesignated 13 December 1921 as the 130th Infantry and assigned to the 33d Division (later redesignated as the 33d Infantry Division); Headquarters Federally recognized 24 May 1922 at Delavan World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945 World War II Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties, 1941-1945 World War II Japanese-American Internment Camp Documents, 1942-1946 WWII U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Muster Rolls, 1939-1949 U.S. WWII Military Personnel Missing In Action or Lost At Sea, 1941-1946. 1841 Revolutionary War Pensioner Census Ancestry . Harold Beard enlisted in the Illinois Army National Guard prior to World War II, and in early 1941 was inducted into the active Army. The 44th Infantry Division was a formation of the United States Army National Guard from October 1920 to November 1945, when it was inactivated after Federal Service during World War II.A second 44th Infantry Division existed in the Illinois Army National Guard from 1946 until October 1954, when that division was disbanded after federal service during the Korean War.