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174th siege battery RGA


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I have found other posts on this forum regarding the 174th Siege battery, which give details of the various Heavy Artillery Groups to which it was attached. I would like to know where it was serving during the period October 1916 - June 1918. Were the HAG attached to particular Divisions? If so can anyone point me in the right direction to find out which Divisions they were with.

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106022 Gunner A B Davies. I have his service papers so I know when he served and when he was in hospital, I would just like to know roughly where he was

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Judith b

Roughly then…

03/10/16 Mobilised at Stockcross (Newbury)

07/10/16 embarked for WF on Monas Queen

12/10/16 Berles Av Bois

20/10/16 Hebuterne

28/11/16 St Amand

December Pommier

Jan Berneville

Early Feb 17 Pommier/ Berles

16/02/17 Pommier

01/03/17 Fonquevillers

Mar17 Wailly

Thereafter “in the field” until

29/05/17 Hallebast

Late June Briglen

Bty at rest late August-early Sept

Oct/Nov/Dec17 vicinity of Canal Bank N of Ypres until

Late Mar 18 Gouy Serving in retreat

May18 Thiennes.

Rgds Paul

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Hi Judithb,

Just a bit further to Paul's notes, over 28th/29th September 1917 174 Siege Battery along with 5 Siege Battery moved into position at Hindenburg Farm (around 3/4 mile SSE of Pilckem) and it remained there at least until the time your chap was attached to HQ 46 Heavy Artillery Group (during this period and until December 1917 174 Siege Battery was part of 46 HAG).

Kind regards

Steve

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