XV Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery

This was a unit of Britain’s pre-war regular army. It is also sometimes shown as 15 Brigade RFA.

History

  • Comprising 11, 52 and 80 Batteries, this brigade came under command of the 5th Division and went with the Division to France in August 1914.
    – 11 Battery left for 1 Brigade on 9 February 1915.
    – A section from each of 37 (How) and 65 (How) Batts joined May 16 and formed D Battery
    – 526 (How) Battery on 14 October 1916 and was made C Battery of this brigade by 11 December 1916. It was broken up on 21 January 1917 with sections going each to D Battery and to 28 Brigade
    – A Battery joined from 28 Brigade on 21 January 1917 and became A Battery of this brigade.

Links

The Batteries and Brigades of the Royal Field Artillery

The Order of Battle of Divisions