Royal Field Artillery
The Royal Field Artillery (RFA) of the British Army provided artillery support for the British Army. It came into being when the Royal Artillery was divided on 1 July 1899, it was reamalgamated back into the Royal Artillery in 1924.
The Royal Field Artillery was the largest arm of the artillery. It was responsible for the medium calibre guns and howitzers deployed close to the front line and was reasonably mobile. It was organised into brigades, attached to divisions or higher formations.
- Ernest Wright Alexander, Victoria Cross recipient
- Colin Gubbins, (1896–1976) prime mover of the Special Operations Executive (SOE)
- Arthur G Hobbs, driver, Distinguished Conduct Medal recipient
- Dar Lyon, (1898–1964) first-class cricketer
- Donald McLeod (1882–1917), represented Scotland at football
- Herbert George Robinson, Bombardier, Distinguished Conduct Medal recipient
- Alfred William Saunders, (1888–1930) World War I flying ace
- Garth Neville Walford, Victoria Cross recipient
- Francis Wallington, first recipient of the Military Cross four times.
- Carman, W.Y. (1973). The Royal Artillery. Volume 25 of Man-at-Arms Series. Oxford: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 0-85045-140-X.
- Clarke, Dale (2004). British Artillery 1914–19 Field Army Artillery. Volume 94 of New Vanguard Series. Oxford: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1-84176-688-7.
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