1st/5th Hants Howitzer Battery, Royal Field Artillery

1st/5th Hants Howitzer Battery, Royal Field Artillery

A Territorial Forces unit formed in the West Wight recruiting in the Freshwater, Totland and Colwell bay areas. Many men were taken prisoner following the Siege of Kut, and many died as a result of sickness while PoW. The Service numbers range from 855302 to 855521 with some gaps, and there are some earlier servicemen with numbers in the 4xxx ranges.

http://www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk/

Created by: Geoffrey575

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  • British Army 773 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855488 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1891

    Died 1916

    British Army 4542 Driver Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855371 Driver Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1896

    Died 1916

    British Army 11 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855416 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1897

    Died 1917

    British Army 8140 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855444 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855444 Driver Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1892

    Died 1914

    British Army 4376 Bombardier Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1898

    British Army 4480 Trooper Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855343 Trooper Royal Field Artillery

  • British Army 735 Driver Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855468 Driver Royal Field Artillery

  • British Army 168887 Driver Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855519 Driver Royal Field Artillery

  • British Army 723 Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855422 Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855422 Indian Army

  • British Army 4567 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855387 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • British Army 4498 Trumpeter Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855349 Trumpeter Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1896

    Died 1916

    British Army 862 Driver Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army 577 Driver Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855417 Driver Royal Field Artillery

  • British Army 8217 Driver Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855453 Driver Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1892

    Died 1916

    British Army 4566 Bombardier Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855386 Bombardier Royal Field Artillery

  • British Army 785 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855427 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for Ernest Flux

    Born 1890

    Died 1917

    British Army 4578 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1891

    Died 1916

    British Army 4392 Bombardier Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855314 Bombardier Royal Field Artillery

  • British Army 740 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855426 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army 4405 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 855320 Gunner Royal Field Artillery