Marine Artillery

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History Of The Royal Marines - Between The World Wars
... The Royal Marine Artillery (RMA) and Royal Marine Light Infantry (RMLI) were amalgamated on 22 June 1923 ... Post-war demobilisation had seen the Royal Marines reduced from 55,000 (1918) to 15,000 in 1922 and there was Treasury pressure for a further reduction to 6,000 or even the entire disbandment of the Corps ... The abandonment of the Marine's artillery role meant that the Corps would subsequently have to rely on Royal Artillery support when ashore, that the title of Royal Marines would apply to the entire Corps and ...
Battle Of Phủ Hoài - Forces Involved
... The French force consisted of three marine infantry battalions (chefs de bataillon Chevallier, Lafont and Roux), three marine artillery batteries (Captains ... the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Révillon, consisted of a marine infantry battalion, a supporting company of Cochinchinese riflemen and two artillery sections ... of staff, chef de bataillon Paul Coronnat, consisted of a marine infantry battalion with a supporting company of Cochinchinese riflemen and a marine artillery battery ...
1st Marine Artillery Regiment
... The 1st Marine Artillery Regiment (French 1er Régiment d'Artillerie de Marine, 1er RAMa) is one of the oldest marine artillery units in the military of France, as part of the troupes de marine ... With two infantry marine regiments it formed the 2nd Brigade of the Blue Division during the Franco-Prussian War ... Based in Laon since 1993, it is the artillery regiment of the 2nd Armoured Division ...
Tonkin Expeditionary Corps - Strength, Organisation and Orders of Battle - Order of Battle, Phu Hoai, Palan and Son Tay Campaigns
... the bulk of the expeditionary corps was drawn from the troupes de marine, as befitted a traditional colonial campaign, and the campaign was overseen by the navy ministry ... During June and July 1883 the handful of marine infantry companies in Tonkin that had fought under Rivière's command at Nam Dinh and Paper Bridge were reinforced by an influx of marine ... At the Battle of Phu Hoai (15 August 1883), Bouët fielded three marine infantry battalions (chefs de bataillon Chevallier, Lafont and Roux), three marine artillery batteries (Captains Isoir, Dupont ...

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