One hundred years ago on 18 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 poor. A very quiet day. Enemy Artillery inactive as usual. Our Batteries took on a number of enemy parties going overland with good results.
3rd Canadian Divisional Artillery war diary records:
Fort George – Visibility good. Considerable activity was noticed on both sides in the air and a great deal of Enemy movement was again reported. The day on the whole was quiet.
Ammunition Expended. A:1006. AX463. BX 878. BCBR 50. Guns in action. 62-8.pdrs. 15.4.5” 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 10 rounds registration on N31b27.90 and 40 rounds for effect on Trench Junction at N25c76.22 and 50 yards South. Ground observation, double line.
1st Canadian Heavy Artillery Group war diary records:
Cabaret Rouge – Quiet; nothing to report..
General Officer Commanding, Royal Artillery, Canadian Corps war diary records:
In the Field – Weather, fine and warm.
Moves of Units – 1 sectn. 50th Siege Bty. (6” Mk.7) marched to-day. (see Arty.Order 36).
Additional Artillery due to arrive in Canadian Corps area – Artillery Order No.38 issued.
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.
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