Dutch Prinses Irene Brigade
Artillery, Dutch Prinses Irene Brigade
on 1st January 1943, they did there training from 16 March 1943 in North Wales
and joined the Brigade in September 1943.
6, 25 pounders guns, 4 officers, 6 NCO
and 82 men.
22-09-1944: 09.15 The Battery took up
postion in the Netherlands at Balgoij near Wijchen at the river Maas.
07-10-1944: Took up position near Horssen
were it came under command of 79 Field Regiment, from 07-10-1944/16-10-1944
they fired 1317 rounds North of the Waal into the Betuwe.
17-10-1944: At 08.00hrs they moved toward
Oerle,west of Eindhoven, arriving on 10.30hrs.
24-10-1944: 17.45 moved to Hilvarenbeek.
26-10-1944: 403 shells in support of attack
27-10-1944: Fired 300 rounds and 60 smoke on
Factory works at Broekhoven, near Tilburg. Private A.Levi alias M. Rodrigues is
wounded, he would die of his wounds on 31-10-1944 in Belgium.
into Tilburg and took up postions between Tilburg and Reyen, fired 747 shells
at factories at Reyen.
29-10-1944: 528 rounds fired on factories at Reyen.
30-10-1944: 120 rounds fired.
31-10-1944: Took op position near Oosteind,
and fired in support of 1st Polish Armoured Division, in their attack on
1/5-11-1944: 137 rounds fired in support of
attack 1st Polish Armoured Division.
6/11-11-1944: Took up position near Kaatsheuvel, fired 426
north of river Maas.
16-11-1944: Positions taken at Arnemuiden.
26-11-1944: Position at Oud Sabbinge near
02-12-1944: By Ferry to Kortgene, firing in
12/15-12-1944: 1157 rounds fired from several positions at
Wissenkerke,Kats, Kamperland and Colijnsplaat.
30-12-1944: Fired 300 rounds at Zierikzee.
04-01-1944: Position at Walcheren, firing
2148 rounds this month.
01/31-02-1944: Firing 1906 at Island of
12-03-1945: Firing at Burghsluis.
01/31-04-1945: Firing 1768 rounds,.
01/12-04-1945: Firing 420 rounds.
10/14-04-1945: Positions at Vlijmen, fired 337
rounds during the following days.
23-04-1945: 330 shells fired in Support of attack on Hedel.
24-04-1945: 676 shells fired in Support of
attack on Hedel.
25-04-1945: 630 shells fired in Support of
25/31-04-1945: 69 fired North of Maas river.