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19th Marine Regiment
Active 16 September 1942-7 September 1944
Country United States
Allegiance United States
Branch United States Marine Corps
Type Engineer Regiment
Part of 3rd Marine Division
Engagements World War II
* Battle of Bougainville
* Battle of Guam

The 19th Marine Regiment was an engineer regiment of the United States Marine Corps subordinate to the 3rd Marine Division. It existed from September 1942 until September 1944.

Subordinate units[edit | edit source]

The regiment consisted of three battalions and a headquarters and service company:

The 1st Battalion was an engineer battalion, the 2nd was a pioneer battalion and the 3rd a Naval Construction Battalion.

History[edit | edit source]

World War II[edit | edit source]

Occupation and Defense of Cape Torokina, Bougainville 1 November–15 December 1943

Consolidation of the Northern Solomons 15 December 1943 – 9 January 1944

Capture and Occupation of Guam 21 July–15 August 1944

Unit awards[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  • Rottman, Gordon L. (2002). U.S. Marine Corps World War II Order of Battle - Ground and Air Units in the Pacific War, 1939 - 1945.’’. Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-31906-5. 

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