101st Division (Philippines)
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101st Philippine Division Emblem 1941-42
|Active||1941 - 10 May 1942|
|Country||Commonwealth of the Philippines|
|Part of||Visayan-Mindanao Force|
|Engagements||World War II|
|Col. (later BGen.) Joseph P. Vachon|
WWII Philippine Army Divisions
|91st Division (PA)||102nd Division (PA)|
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It was active from 1941 to 10 May 1942, whereupon it surrendered after Corregidor fell. It was active in Mindanao. Col. (later BGen.) Joseph P. Vachon (USA) was the division's commander, and Vachon simultaneously commanded the Cotabato-Davao Force, Mindanao Force.
Order of battle
- 101st Infantry Regiment (PA) (LCol. John H. McGee)
- 102nd Infantry Regiment (PA)
- 103rd Infantry Regiment (PA) (Maj. Joseph R. Webb) (transferred to 102nd Division (PA))
- 104th Provisional Infantry Regiment (PA)
- 101st Field Artillery Regiment (PA)
- 101st FA Regt HQ Company (PA)
- 1st Bn/101st FA Regt (PA) (2.95-inch pack howitzers, 4x) (guns & ammo never arrived; sunk on the SS Corregidor, 17 Dec 41)
- 2nd Bn/101st FA Regt (PA)
- 3rd Bn/101st FA Regt (PA)
- 101st Engineer Battalion (PA)
- 101st Division Units (PA)
- 101st Division Headquarters & HQ Company (PA)
- 101st Medical Battalion (PA)
- 101st Signal Company (PA)
- 101st Quartermaster Company (Motorized) (PA)
- 101st QM Transport Company (Truck) (PA)
- Morton, Louis (1953). United States Army in World War II, The War in the Pacific: The Fall of the Philippines. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, United States Army.
- Whitman, John W. (1990). Bataan: Our Last Ditch : The Bataan Campaign, 1942. Hippocrene Books. ISBN 0-87052-877-7.
- Morton, Louis. The Fall of the Philippines (Publication 5-2). Retrieved on 14 Feb 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.