One hundred years ago on 20 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 good. Movement of enemy in back country considerable above normal. A large number of transports were reported throughout day. Enemy Artillery inactive. Our Batteries engaged any movement within range.
3rd Canadian Divisional Artillery war diary records:
Fort George – Operation Order No 103 was issued providing for the reinforcement of the 3rd. C.D.A. by the 3rd. Brigade C.F.A. for the coming operation. Also Corregendum 3 to O.O.100 containing instructions for night firing. O.O. 103 O.O. 100
Ammunition Expended. A:933. AX 323. BX 262. BCBR 24. Guns in Action. 62. 18-pdrs. 16.4.5” Hows.
5th Canadian Siege Battery, Canadian Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force was a sub-unit of 1st Canadian Artillery Group. Their war diary records:
To-day fired several rounds on Trench Junction at N31d40.13 obtaining fairly satisfactory results.
1st Canadian Heavy Artillery Group war diary records:
Cabaret Rouge – Bombarded Ontario and Kirk Trenches with good results.
General Officer Commanding, Royal Artillery, Canadian Corps war diary records:
In the Field - Weather, unsettled, occasional squalls of rain.
Moves of units:- 18th Army Bde., R.F.A. to return to-day to Canadian Corps.
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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