100 Years Ago Today on 14 June 1917
One hundred years ago on 14 June 1917
31st Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force was a sub-unit of the 9th Canadian Field Artillery Brigade in the 3rd Canadian Division. The 9th Brigade war diary records:
Visibility fair. Enemy Artillery activity below normal. Very quiet day and very little activity on either side.
3rd Canadian Divisional Artillery war diary records:
Fort George – Visibility poor, good at times. Our Artillery was fairly active firing on targets of opportunity and carrying out O.O.100. The boundary of our zone on the north was changed.
Ammunition Expended. A:1062. AX 295. BX 343. Guns in Action. 69. 15.pdrs. 13.4.5” Hows. 2” T.M.2
5th Canadian Siege Battery, Canadian Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force was a sub-unit of 1st Canadian Artillery Group. Their war diary records:
Fired 6 rounds on N29.a?.5. Concentrated shoot ordered by Group.
1st Canadian Heavy Artillery Group war diary records:
Cabaret Rouge – 5th Canadian Siege Battery won Baseball Championship of Canadian Corps Heavy Artillery.
General Officer Commanding, Royal Artillery, Canadian Corps war diary records:
In the Field – Weather, bright sun and warm.
Nothing to report.
The 15th Field Artillery Regiment RCA perpetuates the following sub units:
31st Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force,
5th Canadian Siege Battery, Canadian Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force,
68th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, North Russia Expeditionary Force, was not authorized to be formed until 3 August 1918, and
85th Battery, Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force was not authorized to be formed until 12 July 1918.