LX Brigade

This unit was formed as part of the raising of the First New Army, K1. It is also sometimes shown as 60 Brigade RFA.

History

  • This brigade was originally comprised of numbers 190, 191 and 192 Batteries RFA and the Brigade Ammunition Column. It was placed under command of the 11th (Northern) Division.
    • In February 1915 the three six-gun batteries were reorganised to become four four-gun batteries and were titled as A, B, C and D.
  • The brigade sailed for operations in the Mediterraneanin early July 1915, but when the rest of the division moved to Gallipoli in August 1915 this brigade remained in Egypt.
    • D Battery left to join 133 Brigade RFA on 26 April 1916.
    • On 15 July 1916 D (Howitzer) Battery joined from 118 (Hoitzer) Brigade RFA.
    • On 25 January 1917 the brigade was broken up. A Battery and one section of C Battery went to 34 Brigade RFA. B Battery and the other section of C Battery went to 84 Brigade RFA. One section of D (Howitzer) Battery went to 58 Brigade RFA and the other to 59 Battery RFA.

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