C Battery War Diary October 1916

Summary of Events

 

“C” BATTERY

NO. 6 RESERVE BRIGADE, R.F.A.  (T)

WAR  DIARY

OCTOBER 1916

BISCOT CAMP, LUTON, Beds

 

 

Commanding Officer:-  Major FITCH, V.F.

 

Oct 2

 1 Sergeant  Proceeded Overseas

 1 Farrier Sergeant

 1 Corporal

 1 Bombardier

14 Signallers  “

Conducting Officer: Lieut. MALCOMSON, T.S.

 

Oct 3

6 Bombardiers and 20 Gunners proceeded Overseas

 

Oct 4

Lt. ROBERTS, G.B., 303RD Lon. Bde.  Attached 3/6th Lon. Bde. R.F.A.

“  ADAMS, 301ST London Brigade  “

 

15 L.D. Horses transferred to Remount Depot, Swaythling

 

Oct 5

20 Gunners proceeded Overseas

Conducting Officer:  Lt. CAWSTON

 

Oct 6

10 L.D. Horses transferred to Remount Depot, Swaythling

 

Oct 8

33 L.D. Horses posted to this Battery from Remount Depot, Shirehampton

 

Oct 10

133 Details posted from 325th and 327th Brigades, R.F.A. are taken on strength

 

Oct 11

 3 Bombardiers  Proceeded Overseas

39 Gunners  “

Conducting Officer: Lt. ADAMS

 

Capt. A.J. HAWKES REED, 301st Lon. Bde. Is posted to 3/6th Lon. Bde R.F.A.

 

Oct 15

10 L.D. Horses posted to this Battery from Remount Depot, Kettering

 

Oct 17

Capt. LUXMOORE. L.A.  3/5th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. Proceeded Overseas

2ND Lt. PAGE, E.C.

“  BARTLETT, F.H.  “

 

2nd Lt. WIGG, S.H.  3/6th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. Proceeded Overseas

“  HANWORTH, W.C.

“  CORSAN, L.

“  TOMSON, D.V.

“   DAVIES, A.B.  “

 

Oct 18

Major SCAMMELL, A.G., 5th Lon. Bde. Posted to “C” Battery

 

Oct 24

20  L.D. Horses transferred to Remount Depot,  Aldershot

 

2nd Lt. WATSON, A.E. posted to 3/6th Lon. Bde. On first appointment

 

2nd Lt. WADDINGTON, D.H., 2/5th London Bde, R.F.A. posted to 3/5th Lon. Bde. R.F.A.

 

Oct 28

1 Bombardier  Posted to this Battery from Category “C” Depot

4 Trumpeters

9 Gunners

8 Drivers   “

 

Oct 29

2nd Lt. WATSON, A.E.  Attached for duty

“  UNWIN  “

 

No. 2145 Gunner BEARD, W., tried by District Court Martial, at Biscot Camp, Luton

 

Oct 31

2nd Lt. HICKS, C.H. 3/5th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. posted to this Battery on first appointment

 

 

Object Location: 

Classification: 

Current Location: 

Wardown Park Museum
Old Bedford Road
Luton
LU2 7HA
United Kingdom

Most Relevant Date: 

Sunday, October 1, 1916 to Tuesday, October 31, 1916