NO. 6 RESERVE BRIGADE ARTILLERY WAR DIARY November 1916

 

 

NO. 6 RESERVE BRIGADE ARTILLERY

WAR  DIARY

BISCOT CAMP, LUTON

NOVEMBER  1916

 

Nov 2

Capt. J.B.A. PARISH having been transferred from 291st Brigade is taken on strength of the Brigade from 4.10.16

 

2nd Lt. THOMPSON transferred from 2nd Provl. Battery on 28.10.16

 

Nov 7

Lieut. W.T. CUTHBERT from 1/5th Lond. Bde. R.F.A. to “C”  Battery

 

Nov 9

Draft of 4 Signallers proceeded Overseas (France)

 

Nov 11

2nd Lt. P. PRICE 3/3rd Lond. Bde. R.F.A. transferred to Anti-Gas School, Newhaven

 

2nd Lt. M.G. LIDDLE  3rd/1st Lond. Bde. R.F.A. transferred to Officers Siege Course, Bexhill

 

The under mentioned Officers on First commission joined the Brigade

 

2nd Lt. C.E. ANDREWS,       3/2nd Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

“          M.S. OVERETT                        “

“          H.H. BROCKLESBY  3/7th Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

“          G.C. BOOTH             3/3rd Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

“          F.C. BOULBY            3/7th Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

The under mentioned Officers joined the Brigade

 

2nd Lt. C.E. REDFERN from 3/1st Lond. Bde to 3/12th

“           W.R. MORTLEMAN from 1/7th Lond. Bde to 3/7th

 

Nov 12

Draft of 150 Gunners proceeded Overseas (France) for Pack animal duty

 

The under mentioned Officers joined the Brigade

 

2nd Lt. .A VICK to 3/5th Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

“           M. FINLINSON to 3/7th lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

Nov 15

The under mentioned Officers on first commission joined the Brigade.

 

2nd Lt. M.F. TERRY to 3/7th Lond. Bde. R.F.A

 

Lt. D. NATHAN from 291st Bde. To 3/2nd Lond. Bde R.F.A.

 

Nov 17

The under mentioned Officer on first commission joined the Brigade

 

2nd Lt. G.H. BICKERS TO 3/2ND Lond. Bed. R.F.A.

 

 

 

Nov 17

The under mentioned Officers  joined the Brigade

 

2nd Lt. T. BALLANTYNE to 3/7th Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

Lieut.  G.E. MOORE to 3/1st Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

The under mentioned Officers proceeded Overseas

 

Lieut. S.E. REDFERN 3/1st Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

2nd Lt. A.M. BROWN 3/7th Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

Nov 21

Capt. J.B.A. PARISH having been attached to Northern Command is struck off the strength.

 

35 Men transferred to Home Service Battalion Middlesex Regiment

 

Nov 22

239 Men to R.A. 66th East Lane Division

 

Lieut. BLOOD taken on strength and posted to “D” Battery

 

Capt. H.W. STEPHENS attached to Northern Army

 

Lieut. T. STOREY (re-commissioned) posted to 3/3rd Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

2nd Lt. C. WEST 3/3rd Lond. Bde  (relinquished his commission on account of ill-health

 

2nd Lt. F.W. LANSBURY 3/2nd Lond. Bde. R.F.A. taken on strength

 

Nov 24

200 Men transferred to 17th Reserve Infantry Brigade

 

Draft of 29 Signallers proceeded Overseas

 

Nov 25

Draft of  50 Gunners proceeded Overseas

 

Nov 28

2nd Lt. H.E. BALLARD (on first commission) posted to 3/6th Lond. Bde. R.F.A

 

200 Category B.1 and C.1 Men transferred to 65th Divisional Artillery

 

Lieut. T. BALLANTYNE 3/7th Lond. Bde. R.F.A. to 237th Brigade, R.F.A.

 

The under mentioned  Officer on first commission joined the Brigade

 

2nd Lt. R.H. MARTIN to 3/5th Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

Nov 29

2 Bombardiers and 1 Gunner transferred to R.A. Northern Command Depot, Ripon

 

 

 

Nov 29

The under mentioned Officers proceeded Overseas (To India)

 

2nd Lt. H.D. DUFF                 3/1st Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

2nd Lt.  A. PIGGOTT              3/2nd Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

“           A.J. de L. CHOPIN                  “

 

Capt.   J.H. SQUIRES             3/3rd Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

Lt.        T.N. SWALES                            “

2nd Lt.  J.G. BAGGER                           “

 

2nd Lt.  W.G. HARRISON       3/5th Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

Lt.         T.S. ADAMS              3/6th Lond. Bde. R.F.A.

 

2nd Lt.   H.H. de BOURCIER  3/2nd Lond. D.A.C

“            C.J. RANCE                                 “

 

The following Casualties occurred amongst the Horses of the Brigade during the month of November, 1916

 

55 Joined

67 Transferred

3 Died or Destroyed

Leaving a total strength of 496

 

 

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Wardown Park Museum
Old Bedford Road
Luton
LU2 7HA
United Kingdom

Most Relevant Date: 

Wednesday, November 1, 1916 to Thursday, November 30, 1916