8th Division Artillery Operation Order No. 16.

APPENDIX OO/16

SECRET                                                                                                         Copy No

 

8th Division Artillery Operation Order No. 16.

Reference Map FRANCE Sheet 36A and 36B 1/40000

 

  1. The 8th Divisional Artillery is attached to the XI Corps from the 1st Corps.
  2. The C.R.A. 8th Division will proceed to H.Q. 61st Divisional Artillery, LA GORGUE at 9 a.m. 14th instant.

Brigade Commanders, Battery Commanders and 1 Subaltern per Battery will         proceed to the same H.Q. at 10.30 a.m.

  1. Remainder of 8th Divisional Artillery will proceed by route march to FOSSE (R.21.central) arriving at that place at 12 noon.
  2. The Divisional Ammunition Column, less the S.A.A. Section and Grenade Section, will accompany the Divisional Artillery.
  3. Guns now with the I.O.M. will be left behind.
  4. Supply wagons will march full with Units.
  5. Order of March.         45th Brigade R.F.A.

5th Brigade R.H.A.

33rd Brigade R.F.A.

Divl .Ammn. Column.

The O.C. 45th Brigade will fix the starting point.

  1. Time of Starting. Head of the Column to move off at 7.30 a.m.
  2. Route.       CHOCQUES – HINGES – Cross roads, Q.28.d. – Cross roads Q.30.b. – FOSSE (R.21.central).
  3. Acknowledge.

 

 

C.R. Gover Major R.A.

Brigade-Major 8th Division Artillery.

Issued at

 

Copies to:-

5th Brigade R.H.A.

33rd Brigade R.F.A.

45th Brigade R.F.A.

Divl. Ammn. Colm.

War Diary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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