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The shoulder insignia for the 33rd Division during World War I (Earl Ritenour was in the 132nd Illinois Infantry – a part of the 33rd division)
33rd Division (Illinois National Guard)
Trained at Camp Logan. Houston, Tex.
Nickname: Prairie Division
129th, 130th, 131st, 132nd Infantry (Inf.)
122nd, 123rd, 124th Artillery (Art.)
122nd, 123rd, 124th Machine Gun (M. G.)
108th Engineers (Eng.)
Major General Commanding: George Bell, Jr.
Engaged: Hamel, St. Mihiel, Chipilly, Argonne, Meuse.
Source: “Data on U.S. Army Divisions during World War I” edited by P. Darlene McClendon.