B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company

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B Battery (2nd City of London Horse Artillery), Honourable Artillery Company was a horse artillery battery that was formed from the Field Artillery, HAC in 1899.wikipedia
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Honourable Artillery Company

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B Battery (2nd City of London Horse Artillery), Honourable Artillery Company was a horse artillery battery that was formed from the Field Artillery, HAC in 1899. Post war, the battery, along with A Battery, Honourable Artillery Company, was amalgamated with the City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) to form the 11th (Honourable Artillery Company and City of London Yeomanry) Brigade, RHA.
Both A Battery and B Battery went to Suez in April 1915.

Berkshire Royal Horse Artillery

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I Brigade and II Brigade, RHA (T.F.) were formed for the division and the battery was assigned to II Brigade, RHA at Churn, along with A Battery, HAC and Berkshire and Nottinghamshire Batteries RHA. On 14 July 1915, B Battery, HAC (along with Berkshire RHA and 28th Indian Brigade) left for Aden.
I Brigade and II Brigade, RHA (T.F.) were formed for the division and the battery was assigned to II Brigade, RHA at Churn, along with Nottinghamshire RHA and A Battery and B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company.

Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery

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I Brigade and II Brigade, RHA (T.F.) were formed for the division and the battery was assigned to II Brigade, RHA at Churn, along with A Battery, HAC and Berkshire and Nottinghamshire Batteries RHA.
I Brigade and II Brigade, RHA (T.F.) were formed for the division and the battery was assigned to II Brigade, RHA at Churn, along with Berkshire RHA and A Battery and B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company.

QF 15-pounder gun

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The battery was equipped with four Ehrhardt 15-pounder guns and allocated as artillery support to the South Eastern Mounted Brigade though attached to the London Mounted Brigade for training in peacetime.
B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company and Berkshire RHA were in action with these guns in the recapture of Sheikh Othman (key to the water supply to Aden) from the Turks on 20 July 1915, part of the Aden campaign.

2nd Mounted Division

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On 2 September 1914, 2nd Mounted Division, with Headquarters at Goring, came into being.

28th Indian Brigade

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On 14 July 1915, B Battery, HAC (along with Berkshire RHA and 28th Indian Brigade) left for Aden.
In July 1915, the brigade was detached to Aden with 1/B Battery, HAC and 1/1st Berkshire Battery, RHA.

II Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (T.F.)

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I Brigade and II Brigade, RHA (T.F.) were formed for the division and the battery was assigned to II Brigade, RHA at Churn, along with A Battery, HAC and Berkshire and Nottinghamshire Batteries RHA.
On 2 September 1914, II Brigade RHA (T.F.) was formed at formed at Churn with Berkshire and Nottinghamshire Batteries, RHA and A and B Batteries, HAC.

I Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (T.F.)

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I Brigade and II Brigade, RHA (T.F.) were formed for the division and the battery was assigned to II Brigade, RHA at Churn, along with A Battery, HAC and Berkshire and Nottinghamshire Batteries RHA.
On the same date, II Brigade RHA (T.F.) was also formed at Churn with Berkshire and Nottinghamshire Batteries, RHA and A and B Batteries, HAC.

South Arabia during World War I

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It saw active service during the First World War in the Middle East, notably at Aden and in particular in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, from 1915 to 1918.
On 20 July 1915, troops from the Aden Brigade, the 28th Indian Brigade, 1/B Battery, HAC, 1/1st Berkshire Battery, RHA, and a detachment of Sappers and Miners, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel A. M. S. Elsmie, a soldier well trained in frontier fighting, surprised the Ottomans at Shaikh Othman, completely defeated them and drove them out of the place.

A Battery, Honourable Artillery Company

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I Brigade and II Brigade, RHA (T.F.) were formed for the division and the battery was assigned to II Brigade, RHA at Churn, along with A Battery, HAC and Berkshire and Nottinghamshire Batteries RHA. Post war, the battery, along with A Battery, Honourable Artillery Company, was amalgamated with the City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) to form the 11th (Honourable Artillery Company and City of London Yeomanry) Brigade, RHA.
Post-war, the battery, along with B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company, was amalgamated with the City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) to form the 11th (Honourable Artillery Company and City of London Yeomanry) Brigade, RHA.

XIX Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (T.F.)

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B Battery, HAC joined the division on formation and was assigned to XIX Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery (T.F.).

Australian Mounted Division

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The Imperial Mounted Division was formed in Egypt in January 1917; 5th Mounted Brigade was one of the four cavalry brigades selected to form the division.

5th Light Horse Brigade

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In March 1918, the 5th Mounted Brigade left the division for the new 2nd Mounted Division and was replaced by the newly formed 5th Light Horse Brigade; B Battery, HAC was now attached to this brigade.
The brigade's artillery support was provided by the British who assigned B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company.

10th Cyclist Brigade

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In May 1916, the battery moved to Cupar, Fife where it joined 14th Cyclist Brigade (former 2/1st Western Mounted Brigade).
In May 1916, 2/B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company (four Ordnance BLC 15-pounders) moved to Cupar where it joined the brigade.

Second Transjordan attack on Shunet Nimrin and Es Salt

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Still part of the Desert Mounted Corps, the division took part in the Second Trans-Jordan Raid (30 April – 4 May 1918).
The XIX Brigade RHA comprising the 1/1st Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery and "1/A" and "1/B" Batteries, Honourable Artillery Company, were attached to the 4th Light Horse Brigade to support its defence of the northern flank in the Jordan Valley.

Battle of Beersheba (1917)

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With the division, it took part in the Third Battle of Gaza including the Capture of Beersheba and the Battle of Mughar Ridge.
Orders for a general attack on Tel el Saba issued at 13:55, while the 3rd Light Horse Brigade and B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) moved to reinforce the attack at 14:00.

List of units of the British Army Territorial Force 1908

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* List of Territorial Force horse artillery batteries 1908

Warwickshire Royal Horse Artillery

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On 1 November, Warwickshire RHA of I Brigade, RHA (T.F.) was posted to France: the first Territorial Force artillery battery to go on active service.
At the end of October 1914, B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company replaced it in I Brigade and the Warwickshire Battery departed for France, landing at Le Havre on 1 November.

City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders)

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Post war, the battery, along with A Battery, Honourable Artillery Company, was amalgamated with the City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) to form the 11th (Honourable Artillery Company and City of London Yeomanry) Brigade, RHA.

Artillery battery

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B Battery (2nd City of London Horse Artillery), Honourable Artillery Company was a horse artillery battery that was formed from the Field Artillery, HAC in 1899. In 1853, it was reorganized as a single battery of field artillery and redesignated as the Field Artillery, HAC in 1891.

Field artillery

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In 1853, it was reorganized as a single battery of field artillery and redesignated as the Field Artillery, HAC in 1891.

Horse artillery

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B Battery (2nd City of London Horse Artillery), Honourable Artillery Company was a horse artillery battery that was formed from the Field Artillery, HAC in 1899.

City of London Imperial Volunteers

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The batteries sponsored the field battery of the City Imperial Volunteers for service in the Second Boer War in 1900–02.

Second Boer War

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The batteries sponsored the field battery of the City Imperial Volunteers for service in the Second Boer War in 1900–02.

Territorial Force

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It transferred to the Territorial Force in 1908 as artillery support for the South Eastern Mounted Brigade.