CXLVIII (County Palatine) Brigade

This unit is also sometimes shown as 148 Brigade RFA.

History

  • This brigade joined 30th Division at Grantham by 13 August 1915. It comprised A, B, C and D Batteries, each of four 18-pounder field guns. You can see details of its battles and movements on the page describing the division
    • On 21 May 1916 D Battery left and joined 151 Brigade as its A Battery. It was replaced by the arrival of A (Howitzer) Battery from 151 Brigade, which was then renamed as D (Howitzer) Battery.
    • On 25-26 August 1916 C Battery was broken up, and its two-gun sections joined A and B Batteries to bring them up to six guns each. A Battery joined from 151 Brigade and became 148 Brigade's C Battery.
    • On 2 January 1917 a two-howitzer section joined from D (Howitzer) Battery of 150 Brigade and was added to D (Howitzer) Battery.

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