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47th Field Hospital

Lineage and Honors Information as of 11 July 1996

47th Field Hospital Lineage

Constituted 23 February 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 47th Field Hospital

Activated 10 September 1943 at Camp Ellis, Illinois

Inactivated 15 November 1945 in Germany

Allotted 6 January 1955 to the Regular Army

Activated 15 March 1955 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas

47th Field Hospital Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait


Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for SOUTHWEST ASIA

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