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'Missing' Brigade of RFA


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My great-great Uncle was killed in August 1918 and is buried at the Bagneux cemetery. On his headstone it gives his unit as "B" Bty. 123rd Bde.

I looked this up on the site here, but the 123rd did not appear. Can anyone give any information as to why this is?

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At present, the RFA Brigade listings cover the artillery units that were underthe command of Divisions. However, increasing numbers of Brigades were placed under Corps or Army command as the war progressed. I have not yet begun to add them to the site.

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Hi

123 Brigade R.F.A. (A,B,C,D Batteries: 18 x 18 pounders & 6 x 4.5 inch Howitzers) served in the 37th Division.

source "Orders of Battle of the British Land Armies" November 11, 1918.

Hope this helps

Terry

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