91st Division (Philippines)
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91st Philippine Division Emblem 1941-42
|Active||1941 - 9 April 1942|
|Country||Commonwealth of the Philippines|
|Part of||Reserve Force|
|Engagements||World War II|
|Col. (later BGen.) Luther R. Stevens|
WWII Philippine Army Divisions
|81st Division (PA)||101st Division (PA)|
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It was active from 1941 to April 9, 1942, whereupon it surrendered when Bataan fell. Col. (later BGen.) Luther R. Stevens (PA) was the division's commander, and Col. Edgar H. Keltner, Inf., was Chief of Staff.
At the outset of hostilities, 8 December 1941, the 91st Division (PA) was part of the USAFFE Reserve Force, alongside the U.S. Army's Philippine Division, the 1st Tank Group (Provisional), and three smaller Philippine Scouts units (43rd Infantry (PS), 86th FA Bn. (PS), & 88th FA Regt. (PS).)
Order of battle
- 91st Infantry Regiment (PA)
- 92nd Infantry Regiment (PA) (Col. John H. Rodman, Inf.; XO: Col. James D Carter, Inf.)
- 93rd Infantry Regiment (PA) (Maj. John C. Goldtrap) (left behind on Samar & Leyte, 9 Dec 41; transf. to Cagayan Sector, Mindanao Force)
- 91st Field Artillery Regiment
- 91st FA Regt HQ Company
- 1st Bn/91st FA Regt (PA) (75mm guns, 8x))
- 2nd Bn/91st FA Regt (PA) (2.95-inch pack howitzers, 8x)
- 3rd Bn/91st FA Regt (PA)
- 91st Engineer Battalion (PA)
- 91st Division Units
- 91st Division Headquarters & HQ Company
- 91st Medical Battalion
- 91st Signal Company
- 91st Quartermaster Company (Motorized)
- 91st QM Transport Company (Truck)
- 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.