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NAME:

Twenty-Seventh Armored Division / 27th Armored

 

NICKNAME:

"Empire Division"

 

BATTLE HONORS:

None reported.

 

ACTIVATED:

1955

 

DEACTIVATED:

1967

 

HISTORY:

 

1955 to 1967

 

In February 1955, the 27th Infantry Division of the New York National Guard was activated as the 27th Armored Division, New York National Guard.

 

The 27th Armored Division remained until late 1967 or early 1968. At that time, the division was deactivated and reorganized as a brigade of the 50th Armored Division.

 

Divisional history from:

http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/arng/27bde/history27.html

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27th Armored Division, white back.

 

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Brent

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Honoring the memory of my ancestors:
American Revolution: Captain George Musser
War Between the States (American Civil War): Private Martin Musser, 79th Pa. Vol. Inf.
WWI: Private John Buniski, Pontoon Tn. 465th Engineers
WWI: Sergeant Anthony Buniski, Troop G 2nd Cavalry, Troop G 19th Cavalry, Battery D 77th FA
WWII: Private John Musser

 

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The 27th Armored patch with the "Empire" tab.

 

-Ski

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In Memory Of......
Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli
Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres
May they rest in peace.....

MSgt - USAF Retired

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