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COMMANDING OFFICERS (1-2 p68-69)
1st Marine Raider Battalion
Lt Col Merritt A. Edson 16 Feb 42 - 31 Mar 42
Maj Samuel B Griffith, II 1 Apr 42 - 13 Apr 42
Lt Col Merritt A. Edson 14 Apr 42 - 4 May 42
Maj Samuel B. Griffith, II 5 May 42 - 9 May 42
Lt Col Merritt A. Edson 10 May 42 - 13 May 42
Maj Samuel B. Griffith, II 14 May 42 - 3 Jul 42
Lt Col Merritt A. Edson 4 Jul 42 - 19 Sep 42
Lt Col Samuel B. Griffith, II  20 Sep 42 - 26 Sep 42
Maj Ira J. Irwin 27 Sep 42 - 13 Jan 43
Lt Col Samuel B. Griffith, II 14 Jan 43 - 8 Sep 43
Maj George W. Herring 9 Sep 43 - 2 Oct 43
Maj Charles L. Banks 3 Oct 43 - I Feb 44

 

 
2nd Marine Raider Battalion
Lt Col Evans F. Carlson 19 Feb 42 - 21 Mar 43
Lt Col Alan shapley 22 Mar 43 - 30 Aug 43
Lt Col Joseph P. McCaffery 1 Sep 43 - 1 Nov 43
Maj Richard T. Washburn 1 Nov 43 - 25 Jan 44
Capt Bernard W. Green 26 Jan 44 - 31 Jan 44

 

 
3rd Marine Raider Battalion
Lt Col Harry B. Liversedge 20 Sep 42 - 14 Mar 43
Lt Col Sarnuel S. Yeaton 15 Mar 43 - 15 Jun 43
Lt Col Fred D. Beans 16 Jun 43 - 14 Jan 44
Maj Ira J. Irwin 15 Jan 44 - 31 Jan 44

                 

 
4th Marine Raider Battalion
Lt. Col. James Roosevelt 23 Oct 42 - 28 Apr 43
Maj James R. Clark 29 Apr 43 - 3 May 43
Lt Col Michael S. Currin 4 May 43 - 14 Sep 43
Maj Robert H. Thomas 15 Sep 43 - 1Feb 44

     

 
lst Marine Raider Regiment
Col Harry B. Liversedge 15 Mar 43 - 26 Dec 43
Lt Col Samuel D. Puller 27 Dec 43 - 25 Jan 44
Lt Col Alan shapley 26 Jan 44 - I Feb 44

 

 
2nd Marine Raider Regiment
Lt Col Alan shapley 12 Sep 43 - 26 Jan 44

                  

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