War Diaries of G Battery (Mercer's Troop), Royal Horse Artillery

1939

 

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November 1939

Commanding Officer: Major H.E. Collett White RHA.

Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information References to Appendices
WOTTON UNDER EDGE 25 Nov   G Bty (Mercer's Troop) Royal Horse Artllery arrived at WOTTON-UNDER_EDGE on first formation, having been practically made up by 'K' Bty R.H.A. at St Johns Wood.  

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    The battery formed part of 5 Regt R.H.A. - An Army Regt newly formed and part of II Corps  
      Authority for the formation W.O. Letter 20/Artr 6659 (A.G.6.a) d 9 Nov 1939  
      The following officers joined the bty on first formation  
      Major H.E. COLLETT WHITE R.H.A. from 2 Regt R.H.A Officer Commanding  
      Capt. A.D.M. TEACHER R.H.A. from 26 A.T. Regt R.A. 2nd in Command  
         "     J.A. Norman R.H.A from 'K' Bty R.H.A.  
      Capt. N.L. FOSTER  R.H.A from 'K' Bty R.H.A.  

 

December 1939

Commanding Officer: Major H.E. Collett White RHA.

Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information References to Appendices
WOTTON UNDER EDGE 8 Dec   2Lt H.C. Oulton RA joined the bty  
  11 Dec   Capt. A.E. BROCKLEHUSRT R.H.A. joined the bty  
      LT J.R. KYNASTON R.H.A joined the bty from 26 A.T. Regt R.A.  
      2Lt G.N, NICHOLSON  
WOTTON UNDER EDGE 27 Dec   2Lt M.C. LANYON R.A. joined the bty   
  29 Dec   2Lt D.W.H. BIRCH RA     "  "           "  
LARKHILL 30 Dec   The bty practiced at Larkhill with 18pr MKII  

 

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