US Army Quartermaster Foundation
Fort Lee, Virginia

54th Quartermaster Company
(Mortuary Affairs)

Lineage and Honors Statement

Constituted in July 1923 in the Organized Reserve as the 350th Graves Registration Unit

Redesignated 1 July 1936 as Company A, 711st Quartermaster Battalion

Redesignated 1 January 1938 as Company A, 301st Quartermaster Battalion; concurrently withdrawn from the Organized Reserves and allotted to the Regular Army

Redesignated 1 June 1940 as the 47th Quartermaster Company

Redesignated 21 January 1942 as the 47th Quartermaster Graves Registration Company

Activated 18 April 1942 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland

Inactivated 31 May 1946 at Camp Lee, Virginia

Redesignated 8 December 1960 as the 54th Quartermaster Company

Activated 12 December 1960 at Fort Lee, Virginia

Inactivated 1 June 1966 at Fort Benning, Georgia

Activated 5 December 1988 at Fort Lee, Virginia


World War II - European, Africa & Middle East Theater
Naples-Foggia (with Arrowhead)
Anzio (with Arrowhead)
North Apennines
Po Valley

Southwest Asia
Defense of Saudi Arabia
Liberation and Defense of Kuwait


Meritorious Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered MEDITERRANEAN THEATER

Meritorious Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA

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