The 4. Alpini Division Cuneense was mobilized in October 1939 and was stationed on the French border. It took part in the invasion of France and later of Greece were it suffered heavy losses. It then took part in the invasion of Yugoslavia capturing Dibra and Zergian.
After refitting in Italy to replace the losses it was sent to the Eastern Front and was destroyed on the Don in January 1943.
The survivors were refitting in Italy in September 1943 when it was disbanded.

Order of battle (1943)

1. Alpini Infantry Regiment
-  Ceva Alpini Battalion
-  Pieve di Teco Battalion
-  Mondovi Battalion
2. Alpini Infantry Regiment
-  Borgo Battalion
-  Dronero Battalion
-  Saluzzo Battalion
4. Alpini Artillery Regiment
-  Pinerolo Artillery Battalion
-  Mondovi Artillery Battalion
-  Val Po Artillery Battalion
4. Engineer Battalion
61. Field Hospital
62. Field Hospital
613. Field Hospital
201. Motor Transport Section
22. Transport Detachment
63. Field Bakery
414. Carabinieri Section

Sources used

George F. Nafziger - Italian Order of Battle: An organizational history of the Italian Army in World War II (3 vol)

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