15th Artillery Regiment

 

 

History

Raised on 11 September 1915 from a nucleus of 17 officers, 23 NCOs, 173 gunners and 148 horses taken from 5th artillery regiment

Garrison

Shumen, 3rd Military Inspectorate, 4th Preslavska Division

Commanders

09.1915

col. Konstantin Chakarov

Effectives

September 1915

21 officers, 1224 NCOs and men, 1116 horses, 24 75mm QF guns

Battle Honours

I. First World War

1915 1916 : deployed near Shekere to defend of the Dobrudja attached to 4th Preslavska Division

2 7 September 1916 : took part in the attack of Tutrakan

8 September : occupied Antimovo

13 14 September 1916 :

15 September 1916 : fought south of Kokardzha, in the Kubadin sector

19 20 September 1916 : took part in the second attack against Kubadin

23 November 14 December 1916 : fought against the Russians at Baltadjeshti, hill 234, hill 121, hill 84, hill 69

20 December 1916 : fought near the village Cherna against the Russians

26 December 1916 6 January 1917 : fought against the Russians at hill 456, hill 364, Jijila, Gechit and Machin

8 January April 1918 : deployed near the village of Nikolitzen, in front of Braila, with the batteries near Isakcha to control the movements on the river Danube

8 15 May 1917 : moved to Southern front

May September : deployed along the two banks of the river Vardar, took part in the defence of the position of the 9th Plevenska Division, fighting at Prilep, Huma and Smokvitza