XVI Brigade of the Royal Field Artilery

This was a unit of Britain’s pre-war regular army. It is also sometimes shown as 16 Brigade RFA.

History

  • Comprising 89, 90 and 91 Batteries, this brigade came under command of the 1st (Peshawar) Division of the Indian Army and was based at Nowshera. It remained in India throughout the war, only leaving Nowshera for Rawalpindi in November 1918.
    – 91 Battery was detached for duty at Peshawar between January and June 1915
    – 74 (Howitzer) Battery replaced 91 Battery in December 1916
    – 74 (Howitzer) Battery was detached for duty at Peshawar in June 1918.

Links

The Batteries and Brigades of the Royal Field Artillery

The Order of Battle of Divisions