4th heavy artillery regiment

Raised as mixed artillery regiment on 27.05.1917 at Kavala with the following composition:

1st – 75mm QF Krupp Greek field artillery position battery (4 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 06.12.1916

2nd – 75mm QF Krupp Greek field artillery position battery (4 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 06.12.1916

3rd – 75mm QF Krupp Greek field artillery position battery (4 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 06.12.1916

4th – 75mm QF Krupp Greek field artillery position battery (4 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 06.12.1916

5th – 75mm QF Schneider Serbian field artillery position battery (6 guns), raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 28.03.1917

1st – 10.5cm L/35 not QF Greek position battery (4 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 06.12.1916  

2nd – 10.5cm L/35 not QF battery (4 guns) raised by Shumenski fortress artillery regiment on 06.12.1916  

1st – 12cm L/25 not QF Greek position battery (4 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division

2nd – 15cm L/30 not QF battery (2 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division  

3rd – 15cm L/30 not QF battery (2 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 06.12.1916  

4th – 15cm L/30 not QF battery (2 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division  

5th – 17cm L/25 not QF battery (4 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 06.12.1916  

6th – 17cm L/25 not QF battery (43 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division

1st – 37mm Greek machine guns platoon (2 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 20.01.1917

2nd – 37mm Greek machine guns platoon (2 guns) raised by 10th Belomorska Division on 20.05.1917

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7th – 15cm L/25 not QF bty. was raised by the regiment

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1st – 75mm QF Krupp Greek field bty. was rearmed with 21cm not QF mortars

26.09.1917

2nd – 10.5cm L/35 not QF bty. was assigned to 3rd heavy artillery regiment

17.04.1918

The units of the regiment were renumbered as follows:

1st battery = 1st – 21cm not QF mortars battery

2nd battery = 2nd – 75mm QF Krupp Greek field position battery

3rd battery = 3rd – 75mm QF Krupp Greek field position battery

4th battery = 4th – 75mm QF Krupp Greek field position battery

5th battery = 5th – 75mm QF Schneider Serbian position field battery

6tht battery = 1st – 10.5cm L/35 not QF Greek battery

7th battery = 7th – 15cm L/25 not QF battery

8th battery = 2nd – 15cm L/30 not QF battery

9th battery = 3rd – 15cm L/30 not QF battery

10th battery = 4th – 15cm L/30 not QF battery

11th battery = 5th – 17cm L/25 not QF battery

12th battery = 6th – 17cm L/25 not QF battery

13th battery = 1st – 12cm L/25 not QF battery

14th battery = 2nd – 75mm QF Schneider Serbian battery

15th battery = 1st – 105mm QF field howitzers battery

         1st platoon = 1st – 37mm machine guns platoon

         2nd platoon = 2nd – 37mm machine guns platoon

 

5th heavy artillery regiment

Raised on 30.11.1917 at Badoma with the following composition:

1st division

1st – 15cm L/30 not QF battery from 1st heavy artillery regiment

2nd – 12cm L/25 not QF battery from 1st heavy artillery regiment

3rd – 12cm L/28 not QF battery from 1st heavy artillery regiment

3rd – 57mm turret gun platoon from 1st heavy artillery regiment

4th – 57mm turret gun platoon from 1st heavy artillery regiment

1st – 57mm turret gun platoon from 3rd heavy artillery regiment

2nd division

5th – 10.5cm L/35 not QF battery from 3rd heavy artillery regiment

6th – 10.5cm L/35 not QF battery from 3rd heavy artillery regiment

2nd – 57mm turret gun platoon from 3rd  heavy artillery regiment

1st – 57mm turret gun platoon from 1st heavy artillery regiment

5th – 57mm turret gun platoon from 1st heavy artillery regiment

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4th and 7th – 10.5cm L/47 QF bts. were raised by the regiment

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88mm L/45 QF (anti-aircraft) battery was raised by the regiment

22.12.1917

1st – 57mm turret gun platoon was designed 6th – 57mm turret gun platoon

18.07.1918

4th, 5th and 6th – 57mm turret gun platoons of 2nd heavy art. rgt. were assigned to the regiment as its 7th, 8th and 9th platoons

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37mm QF machine guns battery of the coast artillery was assigned to the regiment as its 10th platoon

 

Composition of the regiments at the end of the World War