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61st Battery Royal Field Artillery

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61st Battery Royal Field Artillery


Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: South Africa

The brigade originally comprised numbers 193, 194 and 195 Howitzer Batteries, Royal Field Artillery (RFA) and the Brigade Ammunition Column. It took part in the fighting at Potgeiter's Drift and Spion Kop, the engagement at Vaal Krantz, and in the final effort to relieve Ladysmith. It was eventually broken up and transferred to 74 and 75 brigades RFA.

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