19th Battalion (United States Marine Corps)

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19th Battalion
Active December 1936 – November 1940
Country  United States of America
Branch United States Marine Corps
Type Reserve
Garrison/HQ Augusta, Georgia

19th Battalion was a battalion in the Fleet Marine Corps Reserve based in Augusta, Georgia.

Subordinate units[edit]

  • Headquarters Company
  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C


The battalion was formed in December 1936 and was mobilized 7 November 1940 for service in anticipation of World War II. Upon mobilization, the Marines were sent to various assignments throughout the Marine Corps as was customary for the time. The battalion was subsequently disbanded after mobilization.[1]

Notable members[edit]


  1. ^ Smith, Perry M. A Hero Among Heroes: Jimmie Dyess and the 4th Marine Division (Quantico, Virginia: Marine Corps Association, 1998), p. 90.

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