C Brigade

This unit was formed as part of the raising of the Third New Army, K3. It is also sometimes shown as 100 Brigade RFA.

History

  • This brigade was originally comprised of A, B, C and D Batteries RFA and the Brigade Ammunition Column. It was placed under command of the 22nd Division. The brigade then remained with the division throughout the war: you can see details of its battles and movements on the page describing the division.
    • On 21 July 1916 C Battery left to join 101 Brigade, becoming its C Battery. D Battery was then renamed as C Battery. C (Howitzer) Battery joined from 101 Brigade and was became 100 Brigade's D (Howitzer) Battery.
    • On 12 June 1917 D (Howitzer) Battery left to join 114 Brigade RFA in 26th Division. It was not replaced.
    • The Brigade Ammunition Columns of the brigades of 22nd Division remained as such throughout the war and were not merged into Divisional Ammunition Columns (as happened in most other divisions).

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