CXV Brigade

This unit was formed as part of the raising of the Third New Army, K3. It is also sometimes shown as 115 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 26th Division. The batteries were all armed with four 18-pounder field guns. 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 20 July 1916 D Battery left, becoming the B Battery of 117 Brigade. B (Howitzer) Battery joined from the same brigade and was renamed renamed as D (Howitzer) Battery.
    • On 27 December 1916 C Battery was broken up, with two-gun sections going to A and B Batteries to make them up to six guns each.

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