24th Field Artillery Regiment (PS)

The 24th Philippine Scout Field Artillery Regiment (24th FA (PS)) was part of the US Army's Philippine Division, during World War II.

Table of contents
1 History of the 24th Field Artillery Regiment
2 Organization of the 24th Field Artillery Regiment -- August 1941
3 Decorations of the 24th Field Artillery Regiment
4 Motto of the 24th Field Artillery Regiment

History of the 24th Field Artillery Regiment

The 24th FA was organized in 1922 at Fort Stotsenburg, in the Philippines, from the 1st Philippine Artillery Regiment. During the 1941 Japanese invasion of the Philippines, the 24th FA participated in the withdrawal, on Luzon, to the Bataan Peninsula. The 24th surrendered in April of 1942.

Organization of the 24th Field Artillery Regiment -- August 1941

This regiment consisted of 2 battalions of truck-drawn British 75mm guns.

In July of 1941, there were 843 troops assigned to the 24th FA.

Decorations of the 24th Field Artillery Regiment

  • Philippines Islands Campaign Streamer

Motto of the 24th Field Artillery Regiment

  • Crescit sub ponders Virtu (Virtue increases under a load)

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