One hundred years ago on 9 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 active, special attention being paid to VIMY, probably in an effort to damage our Batteries. Aerial activity was engaged in by both sides.
3rd Canadian Divisional Artillery war diary records:
Fort George – Visibility very poor. Extremely quiet.
Ammunition Expended. A.11469. AX 2869. BX 2604. Guns in Action. 84. 18.pdrs. 20.4.5” 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:
Responded to S.O.S Call at 4.09 am. Fired 7 Rounds on ELEU DIT LEUVETTE and Trench System to South East.
1st Canadian Heavy Artillery Group war diary records:
Cabaret Rouge – Fairly quiet. Harrassing fire programme carried out.
General Officer Commanding, Royal Artillery, Canadian Corps war diary records:
In the Field – Weather, fine and sunny, 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.
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