6th Artillery Regiment

 

 

History

Raised with Decree N° 40/31 March 1889 from 3rd, 5th, 7th and 8th field batteries and 1st mountain section of 3rd artillery regiment

Feast day

12 July

Garrison

Sliven, 2nd Military Inspectorate, 3nd Balkanska Division

Commanders

04.1889

08.1890

1892

01.01.1898

1904

?

17.11.1914

maj. Pavel Panov

maj. Nikola Brusev

lt.col. Savov

col. Petar Variklechkov

col. Nikola Bakardzev

lt.col. Radoslav Kamenov

col. Georgi Todorov

Effectives

September 1912

32 officers, 1 clerk, 1687 NCOs and men, 284 riding and 1176 draught horses, 120 wagons, 86 carts, 36 Schneider 75mm QF guns

October 1915

 

Battle Honours

            I. War against Turkey 1912-1913

Attached to 3nd Balkanska Division

9 – 10 October 1912 : took part in the advance towards Odrin, fighting at Akbunar, Mezalak, Provadiya, Kaira

4 – 5 November 1912 : fought at Kalfaköy (northern sector of the Chadaldzha line)

11 – 13 March 1913 : took part in the attack to Odrin stronghold (eastern sector)

            II. Interallied War 1913

19 – 21 June 1913 : fought at Kukush

28 June – 8 July 1913 : fought along Saz river and Sali Aga ridge (Kresna defilée)

9 – 14 July 1913 : fought at Simitli (Kresna defilée)

14 – 18 July 1913 : fought near Gorna Dzhumaya

            III. First World War

Attached to 3nd Balkanska Division

3 October 1915 : fought at Kiselitza, south of Deve Bair

5 – 6 October 1915 : fought at Strachin

12 – 15 October 1915 : fought at Varbovo

19 – 21 October 1915 : fought in the district of Surdulitza

1 – 2 November 1915 : fought at the KeritinGilyan line

5 – 10 November 1915 : took part in the battle for Ferisovich

15 November 1915 : took part in the fightings along the Suha river and Ljuta to occupy Prizren

17 August – 30 November 1916 : fought at Yivoyna, Hill 1500 (Cheran), Meteris Tepe, Nidzhe Planina, Kajmakchalan

May 1917 : deployed along the Černa loop, fought at Rapesh, Branik, Chanishte

14 September – 2 October 1918 : assigned to the 2nd Trakiyska Infantry Division, fought at Morihovo, Drenska Planina, Klepa, Ovche Polye