CXXIX (Howitzer) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

  • The brigade was formed under command of 27th Divisional artillery in France on 26 August 1915.
    • A (Howitzer) Battery from 53 Brigade had joined the division on 14 June 1915 and was brought within the brigade as its A (Howitzer) Battery.
    • A (Howitzer) Battery from 42 Brigade had joined the division on 10 August 1915 and was brought within the brigade as its B (Howitzer) Battery.
    • C (Howitzer) Battery from 65 Brigade had joined the division on 11 June 1915 and was brought within the brigade as its C (Howitzer) Battery.
    • The brigade was reorganised on 25 July 1916. A (Howitzer) Battery was renamed as D (Howitzer) Battery. B (Howitzer) Battery left to join 1 Brigade in exchange for its 133 Battery; C (Howitzer) Battery left to join 20 Brigade in exchange for its 364 Battery; and 95 Battery joined from 19 Brigade.
    • 133 Battery left to join 129 Brigade on 25 July 1916.
    • 95 Battery was broken up on 27 December 1916, with sections going to 13 and 364 Batteries. The latter was then renamed as a new 95 Battery.

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The Batteries and Brigades of the Royal Field Artillery

27th Division

Order of Battle of Divisions