9th Artillery Regiment

 

 

History

Raised with Decree N° 88/30 December 1903

It was formed with one active division of the 5th artillery regiment, and one active and one reserve division of the 1st artillery regiment.

Feast day

17 November

Garrison

1903 : Pleven, 9th Plevenska Division

1907 : Sevlievo, 3rd Military Inspectorate, 9th Plevenska Division

 

01.1904

01.01.1915

1916

col. Dimitar Kadanov

col. Radoslav Kamenov

col. Nikola Kableshkov

Effectives

September 1912

21 officers, 1 clerk, 1620 NCOs and men, 260 riding and 1025 draught horses, 108 wagons, 39 carts, 36 Schneider 75mm QF guns

October 1915

 

Battle Honours

            I. War against Turkey 1912-1913

Attached to 9th Plevenska Division

9 – 31 October 1912 : took part in the military operations around Odrin stronghold

4 – 5 November 1912 : fought at the Chadaldzha line

6 November 1912 – 1 April 1913 : took part in the defence of the Bulgarian lines at Chataldzha

            II. Interallied War 1913

22 – 24 June 1913 : took part in the occupation of Sv. Nikola

28 June – 31 June 1913 : took part in the defence of Sv. Nikola against the Serbian attacks

15 – 17 July 1913 : fought at Gorna Dzhumaya against Greek Army

            III. First World War

Attached to 9th Plevenska Division

2 October 1915 : fought at Glolgovitza

10 – 12 October 1915 : fought at Kinka

17 – 23 October 1915 : fought at Borodimo, Kalafat, Livinitza and Gramada

24 – 31 October 1915 : fought along the Morava river on the front Mryamor – Dolno Medzhurovo

31 October – 1 November 1915 : fought at Prokuple

21 – 27 April 1917 : attached to 9th Plevenska Infantry Division took part in the defence of Doiran

8 – 9 May 1917 : took part in the fightings at “Pazardzhik”, “Knyaz Boris”, “General Zhekov”, “Knyaz Kiril” and “General Nerezov” redoubts (east of Dolyeli)

15 – 23 September 1918 : fought at Doiran