II Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery

This was a unit of Britain’s pre-war regular army. It is also sometimes shown as 2 Brigade RFA.

History

  • In August 1914 this unit was in Ireland and comprised number 21, 42 and 53 Batteries.
  • On mobilisation it came under orders of 6th Division. It landed in France with the Division in early September 1914 and remained within the Division on the Western Front for the rest of the war.
    – On 12 May 1916 the brigade was joined by 87 (Howitzer) Battery (less one section) from 12 Brigade.

Links

The Batteries and Brigades of the Royal Field Artillery

The Order of Battle of Divisions