1st howitzers regiment

Mobilization

1st QF howitzers division

2nd not QF howitzers division

1st, 2nd, 3rd – 120mm QF Schneider field howitzers batteries

4th, 5th, 6th – 120mm not QF Krupp field howitzers batteries

14.04.1916

2nd not QF how. div. was rearmed with 120mm QF Schneider field howitzers

27.04.1917

120mm not QF Krupp position howitzers battery (raised on 08.07.1916 by 10th Belomorska Division) was assigned to the regiment as its 7th bty.

120mm not QF Krupp position howitzers battery (raised on 11.09.1916 by 10th Belomorska Division) was assigned to the regiment as its 8th bty.

30.11.1917

7th and 8th – 120mm not QF Krupp position howitzers battery were assigned to 26th art. rgt. as its 5th and 6th bty.

 

2nd howitzers regiment

Mobilization

1st QF howitzers division

2nd not QF howitzers division

1st, 2nd, 3rd – 120mm QF Schneider field howitzers batteries

4th, 5th, 6th – 120mm not QF Krupp field howitzers batteries

22.11.1916

5th – 120mm not QF Krupp field how. bty. was rearmed with 120mm QF Schneider field howitzers

06.12.1916

4th and 6th – 120mm not QF Krupp field how. bts. were rearmed with 105mm QF field howitzers

 

3rd howitzers regiment

Mobilization

1st QF howitzers division

2nd not QF howitzers division

1st, 2nd, 3rd – 120mm QF Schneider field howitzers batteries

4th, 5th – 120mm not QF Krupp field howitzers batteries

06.12.1916

2nd not QF how. div. was rearmed with 105mm QF field howitzers

With the howitzers of the old 4th, 5th – 120mm not QF Krupp field how. bty. a 120mm not QF position howitzers battery was raised as 6th bty. of the regiment

08.02.1917

6th – 120mm bot QF Krupp position bty. was rearmed with 105mm QF field howitzers and became a mobile battery

 

Position artillery regiment

Raised on 20.07.1917 at Tulchea with the following composition:

1st – 75mm not QF Krupp position battery (ex 7th – 75mm not QF Krupp position battery of 23rd artillery regiment)

2nd – 75mm not QF Krupp position battery (ex 8th – 75mm not QF Krupp position battery of 23rd artillery regiment)

3rd – 80mm not QF De Bange position battery (ex 9th – 80mm not QF De Bange position battery of 23rd artillery regiment)

4th – 87mm not QF Krupp position battery (ex 7th – 87mm not QF Krupp position battery of 24th artillery regiment)

5th – 87mm not QF Krupp position battery (ex 8th – 87mm not QF Krupp position battery of 24th artillery regiment)

6th – 87mm not QF Krupp position battery (ex 9th – 87mm not QF Krupp position battery of 24th artillery regiment)

7th – 15cm L/35 not QF battery (ex 15cm L/35 not QF battery of 2nd heavy artillery regiment)

1st – 53mm turret guns platoon (ex 1st – 53mm turret guns platoon of of 2nd heavy artillery regiment)

2nd – 53mm turret guns platoon (ex 2nd – 53mm turret guns platoon of of 2nd heavy artillery regiment)

3rd – 53mm turret guns platoon (ex 3rd – 53mm turret guns platoon of of 2nd heavy artillery regiment)

4th – 57mm turret guns platoon (ex 2nd –  57mm turret guns platoon of of 1st heavy artillery regiment)

 

Horse artillery division

Mobilization

Horse artillery division

1st – 75mm QF Krupp horse artillery battery (4 guns)

2nd – 75mm QF Krupp horse artillery battery (4 guns)

?

1st and 2nd horse art. bts. received two more guns each

20.05.1917

3rd horse art. bty. was raised with the fifth and sixth guns of 1st and 2nd horse art. bts.

24.10.1917

4th horse art. bty. was raised

The existing horse art. bts. were grouped into two horse artillery division:

         1st horse artillery division with 1st and 3rd – 75mm QF Krupp horse artillery battery

         2nd  horse artillery division with 2nd and 4th – 75mm QF Krupp horse artillery battery

 

Coast artillery

Mobilization

240mm L/45 QF Schneider coast battery with 2 guns

100mm L/50 QF Schneider coast battery with 2 guns

100mm L/50 QF Schneider coast battery with 2 guns

65mm L/50 QF Schneider coast battery with 2 guns

Battery with 1 – 76.2mm L/36 QF Armstrong gun and 1 – 57mm L/25 QF Maxim gun

08.07.1916

A 23cm mortars battery with 2 mortars was raised at Varna

11.09.1916

23cm mortars bty. added 2 – 15cm L/25 not QF guns

05.02.1917

The coast artillery raised the following batteries:

         25cm L/45 QF coast battery with 2 guns at Varna coming from German FußABt. 680

         15cm L/45 QF coast battery with 2 guns at Varna coming from German FußABt. 629

         15cm L/45 QF coast battery with 2 guns at Burgas coming from German FußABt. 710

20.05.1917

The coast artillery raised the following batteries:

         21cm L/35 not QF battery with 2 guns at Varna

         37mm QF machine guns battery with 3 guns at Burgas

?

37mm QF machine guns battery was assigned to 5th heavy artillery regiment as its 10th platoon

 

Composition of the regiments at the end of the World War