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 BRITISH ARTILLERY IN WORLD WAR 2

 CBO STAFF 1943

Updated 16 June 2014

COUNTER-BATTERY OFFICER'S STAFF

The following tables are taken from the War Establishments for:

This organisation was designed to provide a CB Section at a Corps and two Divisonal HQs and an Air Photo Interpretation Section.

Summary Table - Men

 

Maj

Capt

Sub

SNCO

JNCO

Gnr/Pte

Total

Officers RA

1

3

 1

 

 

 

5

Tradesmen RA

 

 

 

2

5

2

9

Non-tradesmen/unspecified RA

 

 

 

1

1

13

15

ACC Attached

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

CBO Staff Totals

1

3

1

3

6

17

31

 Summary Table - Vehicles and Trailers

Vehicle

Qty

Vehicle

Qty

Motor-cycle, solo

3

Truck, 15-cwt, 42, office

3

Car, 4-seater, 44

1

Truck, 15-cwt, 42, fitted for wireless

1

Truck, 15-cwt, 42, G.S.

3

Lorry, 3-ton, 44, G.S.

1

 

 

Trailer, 15-cwt, 2-wheeled, water, 180 gallons

1

 Summary Table - Weapons

Weapon

Qty

L.M.G. 303in

2

P.I.A.T.

1

THE ORGANIZATION OF A COUNTER-BATTERY OFFICER'S STAFF

Type of vehicle

Personnel

Remarks

Headquarters 

 

 

Car, 4-seater, 44

Major
Subaltern
Clerk
Batman-driver

 

Truck, 15-cwt, 42, fitted for wireless

2 driver operators.

 

Lorry, 3-ton, 44, G.S. with water trailer

Duty serjeant
Sanitary dutyman
Vehicle-mechanic
Batman
2 Cooks

Driver I.C. 

 Q.M. stores, cooking sets & rations

No 1 Section

 

 

Motor-cycle, solo

Orderly

 

Truck, 15-cwt, 42, G.S.

Captain
Clerk
Batman-driver

C.B. stores

Truck, 15-cwt, 42, office

Clerk
Driver I.C.

C.B. stores

No 2 Section

 

 

As for No 1 Section

 

 

No 3 Section.

 

 

Motor-cycle, solo

Orderly

 

Truck, 15-cwt, 42, G.S.

Captain
Clerk
Batman-driver

C.B. stores

Truck, 15-cwt, 42, office

Clerk
Driver I.C.

C.B. and photographic interpretation stores

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