TO&E 20-46 31 August 1943

Table of Organization 20-46                           31 August 1943

 

HQ and HQ Detachment, Replacement Battalion

 

Section I

ORGANIZATION

Hq and Hq Detachment, 54th Replacement Battalion

 The following information is compiled from the original T/O & E tables.

 

Battalion Headquarters

 

Officers: (4)

1 Lieutenant Colonel              BN Commander (2136)

1 Major                                      Executive Officer (2020)

1 Captain                                   Adjutant (2110)

1 First Lieutenant                    Assistant Adjutant (2110)

 

Equipment and arms:            2 Carbine, cal. .30

2 Pistol, cal. .45

 

Headquarters Detachment

 

Officers: (2)

1 Captain                                 Company Commander (2136), also duty mess and supply officer

1 Second Lieutenant               Unit Officer, non-tactical (2136)

 

Enlisted: (10)

 

1 Master Sergeant                   Sergeant Major (584)

1 Staff Sergeant                      Supply (821)

1 Corporal                               Clerk-typist (405)

2 Technician Grade 4              Clerk-general (055)

1 Technician Grade 5              Clerk Mail (056)

1 Technician Grade 5              Clerk Stock (324)

1 Technician Grade 5              Clerk-typist (405)

2 T-3,4,5 private or PFC         Clerk-typist (405)

 

Equipment and Arms              10 Carbine, ca. .30

10 Rifle, cal. .30 M1903

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation Section

 

Officer: (1)

1 First Lieutenant

 

Enlisted: (7)

1 Technician 4                         Automotive Mechanic (014)

2 Technician 5                         Truck Driver, light (345)

3 T-3,4,5 Private or PFC         Truck Driver, light (345)

 

Equipment and Arms              6 Carbine, cal. .30

2 Rifle, cal. .30 M1903

1 Truck, ¼ ton

1 Truck, ¾ ton, command

3 Truck, 2 ½ ton, cargo, w/winch

 

Attached Medical

2 Captain or First Lieutenant  1 Dental officer, general (3170); 1 medical officer, general (3100). To be furnished only as required and available within the continental United States. Will be furnished prior to departure for oversea duty.

1 Staff Sergeant                      Medical noncommissioned officer (673)

1 Corporal                               Clerk-typist (405)

1 Technician Grade 5              Dental technician (855)

1 Technician Grade 4              Surgical technician (861)

2 Technician Grade 5              Surgical technician (861)

2 Technician Grade 5              Sanitary technician (195)

1 T-3,4,5, PFC or Private        Truck Driver, light (345)

 

Equipment and arms               1 Truck, ¾ ton, weapons carrier

 

When Battalion is separate, additional personnel and equipment (When a battalion is operating independently of a headquarters company, replacement depot (T/O & E 20-42). This additional personnel and material is authorized by the War Department.)

Officers: (5)

2 Captain                                 Battalion Commander (2136)

3 First Lieutenant                    1 Classification officer (2210); 1 Training officer (2152), trainer personnel, additional trainer personnel will be attached by higher headquarters as required.

Enlisted: (18)

1 Staff Sergeant                      Personnel technician (290)

1 Staff Sergeant                      Administrative NCO (502) – Trainer personnel, additional trainer personnel will be attached by higher headquarters as required.

1 Technician Grade 5              Chaplain’s assistant (534)

1 Technician Grade 3              Classification Specialist (275)

2 Technician Grade 4              Classification Specialist (275)

6 Technician Grade 5              Classification Specialist (275)

1 Technician Grade 5              Clerk-typist (405)

2 T-3,4,5, PFC, Private           Clerk-typist (405)

1 Technician Grade 5              Truck Driver, light (345)

2 T-3,4,5, PFC, Private           Truck Driver, light (345)

 

Equipment and Arms              18 Carbine, cal. .30

4 Rifle, cal. .30 M1903

1 Truck, ¼ ton

2 Truck, 2 ½ ton, cargo, w/winch

 

Enlisted Cadre

1 Master Sergeant                   Sergeant Major (584)

1 Staff Sergeant                      Supply Sergeant (821)

1 Sergeant                               Motor Sergeant (813)

1 Corporal                               Clerk-typist (405)

1 Technician Grade 4              Clerk, general (055)

 

A training battalion normally is organized into headquarters and headquarters detachment and 4 companies organized in accordance with T/O & E 20-47.

 

For specification serial numbers for enlisted men show in parenthesis, see AR 615-26. For officers, see AR 605-95 (tentative).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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