Hi....Royal Field Artillery ??

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Bluecarrots, Nov 11, 2014.

  1. Bluecarrots

    Bluecarrots New Member

    Hi and thanks for letting me join this forum.

    I'm hoping someone will be able to point me in the right direction re a query with the RFA.

    I’m researching my great grandfather William John Price (b.1880) and based on his pension records found on Ancestry I have pulled together a brief timeline of his military career.

    In September 1902 he joined the Royal Field Artillery and after an initial (and I assume training) posting to No.6 Depot Seaforth, he was sent to Cork and Limerick as part of 88th Battery.

    Whilst he went on to fight in WW1 (4 years with the B.E.F 2nd Division / 36 Bgde. 15th Battery) it's his time in 88th Battery R.F.A that I’m currently interested in finding out about. Particularly his early service in Ireland.

    At which barracks in Cork and Limerick was he actually stationed?
    Why was he sent there?
    What did they do?

    Can anyone point me in the direction of any useful resources, my initial trawl round has not thrown up anything of interest or use.

    Many Thanks … Blue

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