18th Div Arty. 10 June 1916

SECRET

 

18th Div Arty.

 

CA669   Month 7

 

Will you please send me a complete list of your battle positions with the names of the batteries (as far as you can) which will occupy them, also the positions of Group headquarters and the grouping if known.

 

13th Corps Artillery

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S.OR.A.

 

 

 

SECRET                                                                                                A.B. No 19/31

 

Headquarters.

 

R.A. XIII Corps

 

Reference your No C.A. 669 dated 7/6/16.

Herewith list of positions and groupings as called for by you, as far as is settled at present:-

 

LEFT GROUP H.Q…………………………………..F.24.c.5.5.

A/82…………………………………………………..F.23.d.5.6.

B/82…………………………………………………..F.22.d.7.5.

C/82……………………………………………….….F.23.d.7.4.

D/82 4.5”Howr……………………………………….F.28.b.4.2.

A/85…………………………………………..………F.22.b.8.7.

9th Divn Battery 18-pdr……………………………….F.22.d.9.5

9th Divn Battery……………   …………………..……A.14.a.4.3.

9th Divn Battery 4.5” How…………………………….A.14.c.1.9.

9th Divn Section 18-pdr..……………………………..F.17.b.5.3.

 

CENTER GROUP H.Q…………………..………….A.25.b.3.9.

A/83………………………………………………….A.20.c.4.3.

B/83………………… …………………….…..…….F.23.c.9.5.

C/83……………………………………….   ……….A.20.c.2.3.

D/83 4.5” Howr…………………………………..…A.26.d.4.9.

B/85………………………………………………….A.19.d.2.3

9th Divn Battery 18-pdr………………………….……A.23.c.5.5 (Approx) F.23.d.2.5.

9th Divn Section 18-pdr………………………………A.15.d.7.9.

 

RIGHT GROUP H.Q.………………………………..A.25.b.6.5

A/84……………………………………….…………A.20.c.1.5.

B/84………………………………………………….A.21.c.2.7.

C/84………………………………………………….A.27.a.8.9.

D/84 4.5”Howr……………………..……………….A.21.d.3.8.

C/85……………………………………….…………A.20.d.8.2.

9th Divn Battery 18-pdr…………………..………….A.20.d.7.8.

9th Divn Battery 18-pdr………………………………A.15.c.3.8.

 

 

 

H.Q.R.A.,18th Div                                                                             Brig. General,

11th June 1916.                                               Commanding Artillery, 18th Division.