The Companies of the Royal Garrison Artillery

The role of the Heavy Battery

The Royal Garrison Artillery, in addition to the mobile fighting units that went to the theatres of wear, also manned the following units at home and in Empire:

No. 1 Company ; Eastern District. Malta.
No. 2 Company ; Sheerness. Eastern Coast Defences.
No. 3 Company ; Bermuda. Bermuda.
No. 4 Company ; Southern Section. Gibraltar.
No. 5 Company ; Western District. Malta.
No. 6 Company ; Northern Section. Gibraltar.
No. 7 Company ; Southern Section. Gibraltar.
No. 8 Company ; Southern Section. Gibraltar.
No. 9 Company ; Northern Section. Gibraltar.
No. 10 Company ; Queenstown Harbor. South Irish Coast Defences.
No. 11 Company ; Golden Hill, Isle of Wight. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 12 Company ; Tynemouth. North Eastern Coast Defences.
No. 13 Company ; Landguard Fort. Harwich Coast Defences.
No. 14 Company ; Shoeburyness. Eastern Coast Defences.
No. 15 Company ; Londonderry. North Irish Coast Defences.
No. 16 Company ; Weymouth. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 17 Company ; Guernsey and Alderney. Guernsey and Alderney District.
No. 18 Company ; Sheerness. Eastern Coast Defences.
No. 20 Company ; Jersey. Jersey District.
No. 21 Company ; Leith. Scottish Coast Defences.
No. 22 Company ; Sheerness. Eastern Coast Defences.
No. 23 (Siege) Company ; Fort George. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 24 (Heavy) Battery ; Woolwich. 2nd Heavy Brigade, RGA.
(No. 25 vacant.)
No. 26 (Heavy) Battery ; Fareham, Fort Wallington. 1st Heavy Brigade, RGA.
No. 28 Company ; Weymouth. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 29 Company ; Outer Defences, Portsmouth. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 30 Company ; Weymouth. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 31 (Heavy) Battery ; Woolwich. 2nd Heavy Brigade, RGA.
No. 32 Company ; Culver (Sandown), Isle of Wight. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 33 Company ; Golden Hill, Isle of Wight. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 34 Company ; Culver (Sandown), Isle of Wight. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 35 (Heavy) Battery ; Fort Fareham. 1st Heavy Brigade, RGA.
No. 36 Company ; Eastern Section (Plymouth). South Western Coast Defences.
No. 37 Company ; Inner Defences, Portsmouth. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 38 Company ; Western Section (Plymouth). South Western Coast Defences.
No. 39 (Siege) Company ; Plymouth. South Western Coast Defences.
No. 40 Company ; Dover. South Eastern Coast Defences.
No. 41 Company ; Western Section (Plymouth). South Western Coast Defences.
No. 42 Company ; Inner Defences, Portsmouth. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 43 Company ; Queenstown Harbor. South Irish Coast Defences.
No. 44 Company ; Pembroke Dock. Western Coast Defences.
No. 45 Company ; Eastern Section (Plymouth). South Western Coast Defences.
No. 46 Company ; Dover. South Eastern Coast Defences.
No. 47 Company ; Tynemouth. North Eastern Coast Defences.
No. 48 (Heavy) Battery ; Woolwich. 2nd Heavy Brigade, RGA.
No. 49 Company ; Queenstown Harbor. South Irish Coast Defences.
No. 50 Company ; Freetown. Sierra Leone.
No. 51 Company ; Allahabad. 8th (Lucknow) Division.
No. 52 Company ; Allahabad. 6th (Poona) Division.
No. 53 Company ; Bombay (on notice for Karachi). 6th (Poona) Division.
No. 54 Company ; Northern Section. Gibraltar.
No. 55 Company ; Northern Section. Gibraltar.
No. 56 Company ; Port Louis. Mauritius.
No. 57 Company ; Pembroke Dock. Western Coast Defences.
(No. 58 vacant.)
No. 59 (Siege) Company ; Rurki. 7th (Meerut) Division.
No. 60 Company ; Quetta. 4th (Quetta) Division.
No. 61 Company ; Aden. Aden Brigade.
No. 62 Company ; Calcutta (on notice for Aden). 8th (Lucknow) Division.
No. 63 Company ; Central District. Malta.
No. 64 Company ; Rangoon. Burma Division.
No. 65 Company ; Central District. Malta.
No. 66 Company ; Kingston. Jamaica.
No. 67 Company ; Outer Defences, Portsmouth. Southern Coast Defences.
No. 68 Company ; Barian. 2nd (Rawal Pindi) Division.
No. 69 Company ; Manora (on notice for Aden). 4th (Quetta) Division.
No. 70 Company ; Aden (on notice for Bombay). Aden Brigade.
No. 71 (Heavy) Battery ; Nowgong. 5th (Mhow) Division.
No. 72 (Heavy) Battery ; Peshawar. 1st (Peshawar) Division.
No. 73 Company ; Delhi. 7th (Meerut) Division.
No. 74 Company ; Fort Agra. 7th (Meerut) Division.
No. 75 Company ; Rangoon. Burma Division.
No. 76 Company ; Aden (on notice for Bombay). Aden Brigade.
No. 77 Company ; Bombay. 6th (Poona) Division.
No. 78 Company ; Singapore. Straits Settlements.
No. 79 Company ; Bombay. 6th (Poona) Division.
No. 80 Company ; Singapore. Straits Settlements.
No. 81 (Siege) Company ; Rurki. 7th (Meerut) Division.
No. 82 Battery ; Ferozepore. 3rd (Lahore) Division.
No. 83 Battery ; Hong Kong. South China.
No. 84 Company ; Capetown. Cape of Good Hope District.
No. 85 Company ; Bombay (on notice for Calcutta). 6th (Poona) Division.
No. 86 (Heavy) Battery ; Multan. 3rd (Lahore) Division.
No. 87 Battery ; Hong Kong. South China.
No. 88 Battery ; Hong Kong. South China.
(No. 89 vacant.)
No. 90 (Heavy) Battery ; Nowgong. 5th (Mhow) Division.
No. 91 (Heavy) Battery ; Rurki. 7th (Meerut) Division.
(No. 92 vacant.)
No. 93 Company ; Colombo. Ceylon.
No. 94 Company ; Rawal Pindi. 2nd (Rawalpindi) Division.
No. 95 Company ; Bermuda. Bermuda.
No. 96 Company ; Western District. Malta.
No. 97 Company ; Simonstown. Cape of Good Hope District.
(No. 98 vacant.)
No. 99 Company ; Western District. Malta.
No. 100 Company ; Western District. Malta.
No. 101 Company ; Quetta. 4th (Quetta) Division.
No. 102 Company ; Eastern District. Malta.
(No. 103 vacant.)
No. 104 (Heavy) Battery ; Campbellpore. 2nd (Rawalpindi) Division.
(Nos. 105 and 106 vacant.)
No. 107 (Siege) Company ; Plymouth. South Western Coast Defences.
No. 108 (Heavy) Battery ; Fareham (Fort Nelson). 1st Heavy Brigade, RGA. .