30th Inf Division

30th Inf Division (HM148O)

Location: Columbia, SC 29207 Richland County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 0.626', W 80° 56.738'

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(Front text)
After a brilliant combat record in World War I and 14 years of dedicated National Guard service, the "Old Hickory" Division was mobilized at Fort Jackson, S. C. on 16 September 1940. During World War II, the 30th Division distinguished itself in combat in the campaigns through Normandy, Northern France, the Ardennes, the Rhineland, and Central Europe.
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For its illustrious combat record throughout World War II, this "Work Horse of the Western Front" was selected as the outstanding infantry division of the European Theater of Operations. It was awarded two Belgian Fourrageres and the French Croix de Guerre with Palm. On 25 Nov. 1945, it was inactivated at Fort Jackson, resuming its National Guard role.
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HM NumberHM148O
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Marker Number40-55
Year Placed1972
Placed By30th Infantry Division Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 9:46am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 505020 N 3763314
Decimal Degrees34.01043333, -80.94563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.626', W 80° 56.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 37.56" N, 80° 56' 44.28" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4342 Jackson Blvd, Columbia SC 29207, US
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