Garrison Artillery

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South Africa Marine Corps - The Early Marines - First World War
... to invade German South West Africa, the need for Heavy Artillery was recognised and a Heavy Artillery Brigade was formed in 1915 to accompany the S.A ... Rose, Royal Marine Artillery, and the Brigade was constituted from elements of the RMA stationed in South Africa, together with officers and men of the Cape and Durban ... Durban Garrison Artillery provided "K" Heavy Battery armed with 12-pounders, which accompanied Col ...
South Africa Marine Corps - The Early Marines - Origins
... In 1912, a Coast Garrison Force was established consisting of two Corps, the South African Garrison Artillery (SAGA) and the South African Coast Defence Corps ... In turn, the South African Garrison Artillery consisted of two Divisions ... division had previously been a Cape Colonial Force Volunteer unit, and became the Cape Garrison Artillery ...

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