11th Artillery Regiment

 

 

History

Raised in October 1912 with the 2nd division (4th, 5th and 6th batteries) of the 3rd not quick-firing Field Artillery Regiment and 4th and 6th batteries of the 1st not quick-firing Field Artillery Regiment and assigned to the 11th Infantry Division

Disbanded in August 1913

Re-Raised on 11 September 1915 from a nucleus taken from 1st artillery regiment

Disbanded on 17 December 1918

Garrison

1915 : Razgrad, 3rd Military Inspectorate, 5th Dunavska Division

Commander

O9.1912

16.09.1915

01.03.1916

lt. col. Yerotey Sirmanov

lt. col. Yordan Velchev

col. Vasil Veselinov

Effectives

October 1915

30 Krupp 87mm not QF guns

September 1915

25 officers and clerks, 1263 NCOs and men, 1114 horses, 24 – 75mm QF guns

Battle Honours

            I. War against Turkey 1912-1913

Attached to 11th Infantry Division

October 1912 – March 1913 : took part in the operations against the Odrin stronghold

            II. Interallied War 1913

Attached to 11th Infantry Division

16 – 21 June 1913 : fought at Nevrokop

            III. First World War

Attached to 5th Dunavska Division

September 1915 : deployed along the Romanian border in the area Byala Slatina – Pleven

20 October 1915 : transferred to Kumanovo, Serbia

22 – 30 October 1915 : fought at Novo Selo, at position 720 and along river Morava

1 – 17 November 1915 : took part at the military operations in Kosovo and in the battle of Kosovo Polye

24 November 1915 : fought at height 1217 and peak Koparnitza

10 February 1916 : deployed in the area hill 157 – left bank of the river Vardar

21 August 1916 : fought at height Obla

9 – 10 October 1916 : fought at height Marzen

11 November 1916 : fought at hill 321 and 341

11 December 1916 : fought at hill 341

25 February 1917 : fought at Sehovo and Shlop against the French Army

20 – 21 August 1916 : fought at “Heroic” Hill

1 May – 3 June 1917 : fought at Hill 204 and 212

8 August – 10 December 1917 : fought at peak Ostrava Chuka, height Kamaka, hill 258 and 341

1918 : took part in the defence of Golyama and Mala Yarebichna

15 September – 1 October 1918 : detached from the 5th Dunavska Infantry Division, taking part in the rearguard fightings in the direction Gevgeli – Udovo