One hundred years ago on 15 October 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:
The brigade pulled out at 8.30 am and the weather was fine. A stop was made about noon at ST. SYLVESTER to enable the horses to be watered and fed and at 2.00 pm the march was continued to the area around GODEWAERSVELDE. The horses were all in the open fields but the men had good billets and were quite comfortable. Operation Order #110-4 was issued here referring to the continuation of the march to WATOU tomorrow morning.
3rd Canadian Divisional Artillery war diary records:
Headquarters, 3rd. C.D.A., Brigades and attached units marched into Second Army Area.
5th Canadian Siege Battery, Canadian Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force was a sub-unit of 1st Canadian Heavy Artillery Group. Their war diary records:
1st Canadian Heavy Artillery Group war diary records:
Received orders on the ? inst. to proceed to Belgium to join Canadian Corps ? to support the Canadian Division in ? operations in the ?
General Officer Commanding, Royal Artillery, Canadian Corps war diary records:
HQ Canadian Corps moved to POPERINGHE.
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.
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