C Battery War Diary November 1916

Current Location

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

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Summary of Events

 

“C” BATTERY

NO. 6 RESERVE BRIGADE, R.F.A.  (T)

WAR  DIARY

NOVEMBER 1916

BISCOT CAMP, LUTON, Beds

 

 

Commanding Officer: Major FITCH, V.F.

 

Nov 2

2nd Lt. R.H. THOMPSON attached for duty

 

Nov  9

Lt. W.T. CUTHBERT, 1/5th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. post to “C”  Battery

 

Nov 12

18 Gunners and 33 Drivers proceeded Overseas

Conducting Officers: Lt. BAKER and 2nd Lt UNWIN

 

2nd Lt. A. VICK, 3/5th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. taken on strength

 

Nov 20

48 Gunners and 7 Drivers posted to this Battery from B1 Recruits Depot

 

Nov 22

 7 L.D. horses posted to Remount Depot, Swaythling

 

 2 Sergeants               Transferred to the 330th Bde. R.F.A. Colchester

 2 Corporals

 1 Bombardier

18 Gunners

13 Drivers                                                           “

 

 4 Drivers Transferred to 66th D.A.C. Colchester

 

Nov 24

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

 

45 Gunners and 5 Drivers transferred to the 76th Training Reserve Battn.,  Shrewsbury

 

 3 Signallers proceeded Overseas to the 47th Div. BEF

 

10 Signallers proceeded Overseas to the 60th Div. BEF

 

 4 Signallers proceeded Overseas to the 56th Div. BEF

 

Nov 25

16 Gunners proceeded Overseas

 

Nov 28

2nd Lt. BALLARD, H.E., 3/6th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. is taken on strength on first appointment

 

Nov 29

2nd Lt. MARTIN, E.H. 3/5th Lon. Bde R.F.A. is taken on strength on first appointment

 

Lt. CAWSTON, S..W.             Attached for duty

2nd Lt. ROBINSON, T.N.                     “

 

Nov 30

2nd Lt. HARRISON, W.G. 3/5th   Transferred to India

Lieut. ADAMS, T.S. 3/6th                                   “

 

 

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Author: David

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