The raising of 175 to 184 Siege Batteries RGA

The raising of ten new Siege Batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery was authorised by Army Council Instruction 1307/1916, with effect from 23 June 1916.

RGA BatteryRaised at
175 Siege BatteryPortsmouth
176 Siege BatteryDover
177 Siege BatteryPortland
178 Siege BatteryForth
179 Siege BatteryFareham
180 Siege BatteryPortsmouth
181 Siege BatteryForth
182 Siege BatterySheerness
183 Siege BatteryPortland
184 Siege BatteryPortsmouth


The Royal Artillery

Siege Batteries

What was a Siege Battery?