3rd Field Artillery Brigade

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6 Apr 1915. A line of limbers and wagons belonging to the 1st Battery and the 9th Battery, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade (3FAB) AWM P00046.020
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Shoulder patch

Brief History

The 3rd Field Artillery Brigade formed in Australia prior to embarkation in October 1914 as part of the 1st Division Artillery. It was re-allocated in early 1917 to Army level control. It comprised:

7th Field Artillery Battery

8th Field Artillery Battery

9th Field Artillery Battery

103rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery

3rd Brigade Ammunition Column

Other 3rd FAB members whose sub unit is unknown.

Individual Honours

  • 1 x Companion of the Order of the Bath
  • 1 x Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
  • 4 x Distinguished Service Order
  • 3 x Military Cross
  • 3 x Distinguished Conduct Medal
  • 53 x Military Medal
  • 2 x Bar to Military Medal
  • 6 x Meritorious Service Medal
  • 23 x Mentioned in Despatches
  • 1 x French Croix de Guerre
  • 1 x Serbian Gold Obilich Medal for Bravery


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