43rd Field Artillery Battalion (United States)
|43rd Field Artillery Battalion|
|Motto(s)||"Quo Fata Vocant" (Wither the fates call)|
|U.S. Field Artillery Regiments|
|42nd Field Artillery||49th Field Artillery|
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Constituted 1 October 1933 in the Regular Army as the 43rd Field Artillery
- Redesignated 13 January 1941 as the 43rd Field Artillery Battalion.
- Inactivated 20 October 1945 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
(1st Battalion, 43rd Coast Artillery reconstituted and consolidated with the 43rd Field Artillery Battalion 28 June 1950)
- Activated 17 August 1950 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Relieved from the 8th Infantry Division and inactivated in Germany 1 August 1957
- Consolidated with 43rd Artillery 1 March 1959.
World war I
World War II
- Northern France
- Central Europe
- Luxembourg Croix de Guerre, Streamer embroidered LUXEMBOURG
Coat of arms
Gules, a 105mm shell or surmounted by a compass rose argent and sable
in the predominating scarlet and gold of the field artillery arm the functions of the organization are symbolized by the 105mm shell. The compass represents the far reaching effect of the fire of the organization and represents willingness to carry on to all points of the compass.
- Field Artillery Branch (United States)
- U.S. Army Regimental System
- Coats of arms of U.S. Artillery Regiments
This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Institute of Heraldry website http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Heraldry/ArmyDUISSICOA/ArmyHeraldryUnit.aspx?u=220.
- Encyclopedia of United States Army insignia and uniforms By William K. Emerson (page 51).