CL (County Palatine) Brigade

This unit is also sometimes shown as 150 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 C Battery. It was replaced by the arrival of D (Howitzer) Battery from 151 Brigade, became 150 Brigade's D (Howitzer) Battery.
    • On 26 August - 2 September 1916 A Battery was broken up, and its two-gun sections joined B and C Batteries to bring them up to six guns each. C Battery was then renamed as a new A Battery.
    • On 10 November 1916 514 (Howitzer) Battery joined from England and was renamed as C (Howitzer) Battery.
    • D (Howitzer) Battery was broken up on 2 January 1917, with its two-howitzer sections going to the D (Howitzer) Batteries of 148 and 149 Brigades respectively, to bring them up to six howitzers. C (Howitzer) Battery was then renamed as a new D (Howitzer) Battery. A Battery joined from 247 Brigade (49th (West Riding) Division) and wasrenamed as a new C Battery. A section of two howitzers joined D (Howitzer) Battery.
    • The brigade then left 30th Division and became an Army Field Artillery Brigade.

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