VIII Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery

This unit was formed during the war. It is also sometimes shown as 8Brigade RFA.

History

  • A new 8 Brigade was formed in Norwich on 12 January 1917, comprising 372, 373, 374 and 375 Batteries.
  • Note that a 8 (Howitzer) Brigade RFA had previously existed but by now disbanded.
  • The brigade moved to Mesopotamia, arriving at Basra in August 1917. In April 1918 it went on to Palestine and joined 3rd (Lahore) Division there in May 1918.

Links

The Batteries and Brigades of the Royal Field Artillery

The Order of Battle of Divisions