War Diary of AA Laporte Payne 17 November 1917

War Diary of AA Laporte Payne

 

EXTRACTED FROM.

 

Brigade Diary, Personal Diary, Operation Orders, Note Books, Memoranda

Correspondence

—————–

 

17th November 1917

 

A, Battery 175th Brigade, R.F.A.

 

ENTRAINING STATE.

 

Two Sections              One Section                TOTALS

Train No                      Train No

232                              235

 

Officers…                                  4.                              2.                                  6.

Other Ranks…                        121.                             64.                               185.

Horses..

Light draught..                                    )113.                            57.                               123.

Riders                                      )                                                                       47.

Heavy Draught                          4.                              2.                                 6.

 

TOTAL HORSES..                                                                                        176.

 

Guns 18pdr. Q.F.

with Limbers                           4.                                 2.                                 6.

Ammunition Wagons              8.                                 4.                                 12.

Wagons G.S….                       3.                                1.                                 4.

Water Cart                              1.                                 -.                                  1.

Mess Cart                                                                    1.                                 1.

Total Vehicles                                                                                                 24.

 

17, November 1917

 

SECRET

 

MOVE OF THE 175th BRIGADE ARMY FIELD ARTILLERY, R.F.A.

Entraining Station, Loon-Plage.

 

TRAIN Serial Nos.                 UNIT.                         Time of                        Date.

No.                                                                              Departure.

  1. B.40.                           Headquarters

B.43a.                          1/3 How. Battery        11-45                           18th Nov.

  1. B.43.                           2/3 How. Battery        17-45                                do
  2. B.41.                           2/3 A. Battery             23-45                                do
  3. B41a.                           1/3 AB                                    5-45                            19th Nov

B42a.                           1/3 BB

  1. B42.                            2/3 BB                         11-45                                do
  2. ½ Brigade Amm. Col.                         17-45                                do
  3.         do                                                               23-45                                do

 

Acting Traffic Officer

COAST AREA

TRAFFIC OFFICE

MALO

16th Nov. 1917

 

(The whole Brigade want via VINTIMILLE with the exception of Train No. 3 2/3, A. Battery.)

 

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