US Army Quartermaster Foundation
Fort Lee, Virginia


 609th QUARTERMASTER COMPANY 

Constituted in July 1923 in the Organized Reserves as the 356th Graves Registration Unit, Quartermaster Corps 

Re-designated 1 July 1936 as Company A, 714th Quartermaster Battalion 

Re-designated 1 June 1940 as the 609th Quartermaster Company 

Re-designated 21 January 1942 as the 609th Quartermaster Graves Registration Company 

Ordered into active military duty 27 November 1943 and organized at Fort Francis E. Warren, Wyoming 

Organized Reserves re-designated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps 

Inactivated 1 June 1949 in the Philippine Islands 

Activated 4 August 1949 at St. Louis, Missouri 

Ordered into active military duty 11 September 1950 at St. Louis, Missouri 

Organized Reserve Corps re-designated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve 

Reorganized and re-designated 13 November 1953 as the 609th Quartermaster Company 

Released 10 March  1955 from active military services and reverted to reserve status 

Inactivated 30 March 1955 at St. Louis, Missouri 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II
Northern
France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe


DECORATIONS

None

DISTINCTIVE INSIGNIA

None 

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