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WW1 85th Division Matching Set of 330th Machine Gun Battalion Officer's Collar Brass
Item #: VF3524
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Beautiful set of WW1, 85th Division matching set of 330th Machine Gun Battalion officer's collar brass. 
The division was first activated 25 August 1917 at Camp Custer, Michigan, and comprised the 169th and 170th Infantry brigades. After a year of training the division left the United States for England, organized with four Infantry Regiments: 335th Regiment, 337th Regiment, 338th Regiment 340th Regiment. From England the 339th Infantry Regiment sailed to Archangel, Russia to fight along the White Army in the Russian Civil War against Bolshevik forces as part of the Polar Bear Expedition.

The remainder of the division was broken up to support other units and was stationed in Lorraine, St. Mihiel, Marbache and in the Meuse-Argonne on the Western Front in France as a depot division and therefore did not participate in any combat operations.

After the war the division remained on occupation duty in Germany and by August 1919, the last elements of the division returned to the United States.
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
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