Listed below is all that is known about the composition of the 101st Airborne Division. Please let me know of any further information, including the commanders of any units, and also the size of formations and their casualties. webmaster@extraplan.demon.co.uk

 

Divisional HQ

Commander : Major-General Maxwell Taylor

Chief of Staff : Colonel Gerald Higgins

 

501st Parachute Infantry Regiment

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Howard Johnson

 

1st Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Kinnard

 

2nd Battalion

Commander : Major Robert Ballard

 

3rd Battalion

Commander : Major Julian Ewell

 

502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel John H. Michaelis

 

1st Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Cassidy

 

2nd Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Elbridge Chapman

 

3rd Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Cole

 

506th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Commander : Colonel Robert F. Sink

 

1st Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel James LaPrade

 

2nd Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Strayer

 

3rd Battalion

Commander : Major Oliver Horton

 

327th Glider Infantry Regiment

Commander : Colonel Joseph P. Harper

 

1st Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Hartford Sallee

 

2nd Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Rouzie

 

1st Battalion, 401st Glider Infantry Regiment

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Roy Allen

 

Divisional Artillery

Commander : Brigadier-General Anthony McAuliffe

 

377th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Elkins

 

321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Carmichael

 

907th Glider Field Artillery Battalion

Commander : Colonel Clarence Nelson

 

81st Anti-Tank Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel X. Cox

 

Divisional Units

 

326th Airborne Engineer Battalion

Commander : Lieutenant-Colonel John Pappas

 

326th Airborne Medical Company

Commander : Major William Barfield

 

426th Airborne Quartermaster Company

 

Signals Company

 

Reconnaissance Platoon

 

Military Police Platoon