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Re: Roster of 371st Infantry Regiment, WW1

Here is a list that I compiled of some of the Service and Labor Units that were comprised of Black Americans in WWI with notes at the end of two outfits with particular interest to Virginia researchers;

NON-COMBAT AFRICAN AMERICAN REGIMENTS, BATTALIONS & COMPANIES
THAT SERVED WITH THE A.E.F. IN FRANCE

301ST STEVEDORE REGIMENT
302ND STEVEDORE REGIMENT
303RD STEVEDORE REGIMENT

701ST STEVEDORE BATTALION
702ND STEVEDORE BATTALION

505 to 550 ENGINEER SERVICE BATTALIONS* see notes at end.

801ST PIONEER INFANTRY
802ND PIONEER INFANTRY
803RD PIONEER INFANTRY
804TH PIONEER INFANTRY
805TH PIONEER INFANTRY
806TH PIONEER INFANTRY
807TH PIONEER INFANTRY
808TH PIONEER INFANTRY
809TH PIONEER INFANTRY
811TH PIONEER INFANTRY
813TH PIONEER INFANTRY
814TH PIONEER INFANTRY
815TH PIONEER INFANTRY
816TH PIONEER INFANTRY

304TH LABOR BATTALION
305TH LABOR BATTALION
306TH LABOR BATTALION
307TH LABOR BATTALION
308TH LABOR BATTALION
309TH LABOR BATTALION
310TH LABOR BATTALION
311TH LABOR BATTALION
312TH LABOR BATTALION
313TH LABOR BATTALION
314TH LABOR BATTALION
315TH LABOR BATTALION
317TH LABOR BATTALION
318TH LABOR BATTALION
319TH LABOR BATTALION
320TH LABOR BATTALION
321ST LABOR BATTALION
322ND LABOR BATTALION
323RD LABOR BATTALION
324TH LABOR BATTALION
325TH LABOR BATTALION
326TH LABOR BATTALION
327TH LABOR BATTALION
329TH LABOR BATTALION
330TH LABOR BATTALION
331ST LABOR BATTALION
332ND LABOR BATTALION
333RD LABOR BATTALION
334TH LABOR BATTALION
335TH LABOR BATTALION
336TH LABOR BATTALION
337TH LABOR BATTALION
338TH LABOR BATTALION
339TH LABOR BATTALION
340TH LABOR BATTALION
341ST LABOR BATTALION
342ND LABOR BATTALION
343RD LABOR BATTALION
344TH LABOR BATTALION
345TH LABOR BATTALION
346TH LABOR BATTALION
347TH LABOR BATTALION
348TH LABOR BATTALION
357TH LABOR BATTALION

301ST LABOR COMPANY
302ND LABOR COMPANY
303RD LABOR COMPANY
304TH LABOR COMPANY
305TH LABOR COMPANY
306TH LABOR COMPANY
307TH LABOR COMPANY
308TH LABOR COMPANY
309TH LABOR COMPANY
310TH LABOR COMPANY
311TH LABOR COMPANY
312TH LABOR COMPANY
313TH LABOR COMPANY
314TH LABOR COMPANY
315TH LABOR COMPANY
316TH LABOR COMPANY
317TH LABOR COMPANY
318TH LABOR COMPANY
319TH LABOR COMPANY
320TH LABOR COMPANY
321ST LABOR COMPANY
322ND LABOR COMPANY
323RD LABOR COMPANY
324TH LABOR COMPANY

322ND BUTCHERY COMPANY
363RD BUTCHERY COMPANY

* The 510th and 511th Engineer Service Battalions were comprised of African-American draftees from Virginia with the exception of the commissioned officers. These battalions were not attached to the 80th Division, but were special troops, reporting to the Chief Engineers in the U.S. and to the commanding officer of the Engineers, A.E.F. in France.

* The 510th Engineer Service Battalion was organized at Camp Lee, Virginia in January 1918, from the 21st Training Battalion and trained there until March. They then proceeded to Hobeken NJ and embarked on the POWHATAN. They reached Pauillac, France on April 7th, 1918. Companies A and B and the Headquaters and Medical Detachments were ordered to Base Section No. 1 at St. Nazaire, Company C to Jonchery and Company D to Liffol-le-Grand. On April 20th, two officers and 150 men were transferred to England in New Kent, where they were assigned to work in the cement mills at Swanscomabe. Company C was transferred to Camp Montierchaume inAugust.


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