One hundred years ago on 13 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. Today has been very quiet and there has been practically no enemy shelling.
3rd Canadian Divisional Artillery war diary records:
Fort George – Visibility poor. O.O.98 completed O.O.100 with reference to increased harassing of the enemy came into force to-night the enemy are reported to have sent up unusual number of flares which goes to show his nervousness.
Ammunition Expended. A:674. AX 403. BX 105. BCBR. 189 Guns in Action. 68. 18.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:
Shooting Nil. Howitzer No. 162 was sent to No. 3 Ordnance Workshop.
1st Canadian Heavy Artillery Group war diary records:
Cabaret Rouge – Trench destruction and harassing fire programme carried out.
General Officer Commanding, Royal Artillery, Canadian Corps war diary records:
In the Field – Weather, bright sun, warm.
Moves of Units:- Transfer of Artillery from Cdn. Corps to XI. & XII. Corps ordered in Artillery Order No. 36, issued today.
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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