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No. 7 Battery, MMG

Motor Machine Gun Corps

A Motor Machine Gun Battery was provided to some Divisions to provide additional mobile machine gun assets.

It was part of I.MMG. Bde. and was attached to the 9th (Scottish) Division from 08 October to 08 November 1918.

As a unit of the 9th (Scottish) Infantry Division, it will have taken part in the following battles and engagements.
1918
THE FINAL ADVANCE IN FLANDERS
14 to 19 OctoberBattle of Courtrai [II. Corps, Second Army].
25 OctoberOoteghem [II. Corps, Second Army].
On the 26th and 27th October the 9th Division was relieved by the 31st Division, and the 9th Division then moved back to reorganise in billets in the Lys valley near Harlebeke. On the 5th November H.M. The King of the Belgians inspected the 9th Division on the ex-German aerodrome near Harlebeke.


Sources

  • Becke, 1934
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