XXXVII Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery

This unit was formed in Egypt in September 1917. It is not the same unit as 37 (Howitzer) Brigade RFA.

History

  • This brigade was formed at Kantara in Egypt on 2 September 1917, comprising the former headquarters of 144 Brigade RFA and “A” and “B”” Batteries (also known as 389 and 390 Batteries) from 177 Brigade RFA.
  • It was placed under orders of 75th Division at Deir-el-Belah on 4 September 1917.
  • 405 (Howitzer) Battery arrived from England on 9 October 1917 and was renamed as “C” Battery.
  • During October 1917 the letters were dropped and the batteries once again known by their original number titles.

Links

The Batteries and Brigades of the Royal Artillery

The Order of Battle of Divisions