21st Field Artillery Brigade

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A Sub Section, 22nd Battery, 21st Field Artillery Brigade AWM DAX2786
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Brief History

The 21st Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade was raised to support the First Division and did so from February 1916 until 23 January 1917, after which it was re-allocated. It comprised:

  • 22nd Field Artillery Battery
  • 23rd Field Artillery Battery
  • 24th Field Artillery Battery
  • 116th Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery
  • 21st Brigade Ammunition Column

Seventeen men lost their life while posted to this unit.

Unit Personnel

Individual Honours

  • 1 x Military Cross
  • 2 x Military Medal


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