C Battery War Diary February 1917

Summary of Events

 

“C” BATTERY

NO. 6 RESERVE BRIGADE, R.F.A.  (T)

WAR  DIARY

FEBRUARY 1917

BISCOT CAMP, LUTON, beds

 

 

Commanding Officer: Major FITCH, V.F.

 

Feb 1

100 Drivers posted to this Battery from 128th Coy., A.S.C.

 

Feb 4

2nd Lt. BLAVER, J.G., 3/5th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. is taken on strength and attached to this Battery

 

10 Gunners         Proceeded Overseas

 5 Drivers                                  “

 

Feb 6

2nd Lt. WEIR, 3/6th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. taken on strength

 

Feb 7

2nd Lt. ADAMS, T.H.W., 3/5th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. is taken on strength

 

2nd Lt HOWELL      attached for Duty

“         BLOOM

“         ADAMS                         “

 

5 L.D. horses transferred to Swaythling

 

Feb 8

5 L.D. horses transferred to Remount Depot, Swaythling

 

Feb 9

Capt. BARKER  3/6th                          Proceeded Overseas         

2nd Lt. WATSON 3/6th

Lt. STAPLEY, 3/5th

2nd Lt. HERBERT                                              “

 

50 L.D. horses posted to this Battery from Remount Depot, Shirehampton

 

Feb 10

44 Gunners posted to this Battery from B1 Recruits Depot

 

Lt. KING, 3/5th Lon. Bde. R.F.A. taken on strength from 60th Lon. D.A.C.

 

Feb 12

14 L.D. horses transferred to Remount Depot, Swaythling

 

Feb 13

10 L.D. horses posted to this Battery from Remount Depot, Shirehampton

 

2nd Lieut. DAVIES, A.B. having reported from B.E.F. taken on strength and attached to “C” Battery.

 

Feb 15

60 Drivers proceeded Overseas

Conducting Officers: Lt. BAKER; 2ND Lt. HATCHER and 2nd Lt. BARBER

 

Feb 18

2nd  Lt WEIR, C.P.              Attached for Duty

“           SPARLING, P.S.                         “

Feb 18 (Cont)

Major FITCH, V.F. 3/3rd                       Proceeded Overseas

Lt. RYDER, A.F.R.D. 3/5TH

2ND Lt. HICK, C.H.G. 3/5th                             “

 

Feb 20

2 L.D. horses transferred to North Midland Veterinary Hospital, London Road

 

Feb 22

Lt. KING, W.F., 3/5th attached for Duty

 

Lt. MOORE, L.W.B., 3/6th Lon. Bde. R.F.A.      Proceeded Overseas

2ND Lt. WEIR, G., 3/6th Lon. Bde. R.F.A.                                “

 

3 L.D. horses transferred to Remount Depot, Swaythling

 

Feb 27

133 recruits were posted to this Battery from No. 4 Depot, R.F.A.

 

3 L.D. horses posted to this Battery from Remounts, Kettering

 

23 L.D. horses transferred to Remounts, Swaythling

 

 

Object Location: 

Classification: 

Current Location: 

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

Most Relevant Date: 

Thursday, February 1, 1917 to Wednesday, February 28, 1917