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Lineage and Honors Information as of 13 July 2011

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133d MILITARY POLICE COMPANY

 

            Organized 1 November 1898 in the South Carolina Volunteer Militia at Timmonsville as the Timmonsville Guards

            Redesignated about 1900 as Company I, 2d Regiment of Infantry

            Mustered into Federal service 4 July 1916; mustered out of Federal service 20 March 1917

            Called into Federal service 20 July 1917; drafted into Federal service 5 August 1917

            Converted and redesignated 12 September 1917 as the 21st Company, 55th Depot Brigade, an element of the 30th Division

            Company broken up 1 October 1917 and personnel transferred to units in the 30th Division

            (30th Division demobilized 7 May 1919 at Camp Jackson, South Carolina)

            Former Company I, 2d Regiment of Infantry, reorganized and Federally recognized
18 June 1921 in the South Carolina National Guard at Timmonsville as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry

            Redesignated 19 December 1921 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 118th Infantry, an element of the 30th Division (later redesignated as the 30th Infantry Division)

            Redesignated 1 May 1940 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Battalion, 118th Infantry

            Inducted into Federal service 16 September 1940 at Timmonsville

            Redesignated 17 July 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 118th Infantry

            (118th Infantry relieved 24 August 1942 from assignment to the 30th Infantry Division)

            Inactivated 15 January 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

            Converted, reorganized, and Federally recognized 19 February 1947 in the South Carolina National Guard at Timmonsville as Battery A, 248th Field Artillery Battalion, an element of the 51st Infantry Division

            Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 April 1959 as Company A, 3d Battle Group, 118th Infantry, an element of the 51st Infantry Division

            Redesignated 1 April 1963 as Company B, 3d Battalion, 118th Infantry, and relieved from assignment to the 51st Infantry Division

            Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 January 1968 as the 133d Military Police Company

            Consolidated 1 December 1983 with Detachment 1, 133d Military Police Company (organized and Federally recognized 1 January 1974 at Columbia) and consolidated unit designated as the 133th Military Police Company

            Location changed 1 March 1999 to Florence

            Ordered into active Federal service 3 January 2002 at Florence; released from active Federal service 15 December 2002 and reverted to state control

            Ordered into active Federal service 10 February 2003 at Florence; released from active Federal service 9 February 2004 and reverted to state control

            Location changed 1 October 2007 to Timmonsville

HOME STATION: Timmonsville


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

World War II
Northern France
Rhineland

War on Terrorism
Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

None

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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