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Single 97th Field Artillery Officer Collar Insignia
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A single officer collar insignia of the 9th Artillery Battalion (Pack), which, at the beginning of the war, was equipped with 75mm pack guns. The history of the unit can be summarized as follows:
Activated - 13 Jan 1941 at Ft Lewis WA
Inactivated - 31 Jan 1946 at Camp Stoneman CA
Served in New Caledonia (twice), Guadalcanal and the Philippines
Campaigns - Guadalcanal & Leyte
Date converted from 75mm Pack Howitzers - Unknown