11th Division (Philippines)

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11th Division
11th Philippine Division Emblem 1941-42.jpg
11th Philippine Division Emblem 1941-42
Active 1941 - 9 April 1942
Country  Commonwealth of the Philippines
Branch Philippine Army
Type Infantry Division
Size Division
Part of North Luzon Force (I Philippine Corps)
Engagements

World War II

Commanders
Notable
commanders
BGen William E. Brougher
WWII Philippine Army Divisions
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The 11th Infantry Division was a division of the Philippine Army under the United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE).

Organization[edit]

History[edit]

It was active from 1941 to April 9, 1942, whereupon it surrendered when Bataan fell. It was organized and trained in Zambales Province of Northern Luzon. Col. (later BGen.) William E. Brougher (USA) was the division's commander.

Combat Narrative[edit]

At the opening of hostilities, 8 December 1941, the 11th Division formed a part of BGen. (later LGen.) Jonathan M. Wainwright's North Luzon Force of the Philippine Army (later renamed I Philippine Corps), alongside the 21st and 31st Divisions, and the 26th Cavalry Regiment.

Order of Battle[1][edit]

  • 11th Infantry Regiment (PA) (Col. Glen R. Townsend, Inf.)
  • 12th Infantry Regiment (PA)
  • 13th Infantry Regiment (PA)
  • 11th Field Artillery Regiment (PA) (Col. James C. Hughes, FA)
    • 11th FA Regt HQ Company (PA)
    • 1st Bn/11th FA Regt (PA) (75mm guns, 16x)
    • 2nd Bn/11th FA Regt (PA) (2.95-inch pack howitzers, 8x)
    • 3rd Bn/11th FA Regt (PA)
  • 11th Engineer Battalion (PA)
  • 11th Division Units (PA)
    • 11th Division Headquarters & HQ Company (PA)
    • 11th Medical Battalion (PA)
    • 11th Signal Company (PA)
    • 11th Quartermaster Company (Motorized) (PA)
    • 11th QM Transport Company (Truck) (PA)

Sources[edit]

  • 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.

Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morton, 102, 109