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☆Seventeenth Field Artillery Regiment.


On July 30, 1918 the 17th FA consisted of:
Battalion Batteries Commander
1st A & B 1st Lieut. H. T. Brotherton, Act. Adjt.
2nd C & D E. T. Barco, Capt. & Adjt.
3d E & F ; Hdqrs Co. Det Major Follett Bradley
In some records the batteries were identified by their position and not their letter designation. Each battery had approximately 350 men and officers. Ed.

Records Of The Second Division (Regular) Volume 8; Operation Reports — War Diaries
Second Division Historical Section, The Army War College, Washington, D. C.

ITS JOURNEYS.
 
Camp Robinson, Wis. (By rail) to Weehawken, N. J.
Dec. 9, 1917 - Dec. 12, 1917.
New York Bay, U. S. A. (On Covington) to Brest, France.
Dec. 13, 1917 - Dec. 27, 1917.
Brest, France, (8 Chevaux - 40 Hommes) to Valdahon,
France. Dec. 31, 1917 - Jan. 2, 1918.
Valdahon,France (8 months of war) to Beaumont, France
Mar. 17, 1918 - Nov.17,1918.
Beaumont, France (Hike) to Bendorf, Germany.
Nov. 17, 1918 - Dec. 16, 1918.
Bendorf, Germany (Motor) to Fortress Ehrenbreitstein,
Germany. Feb. 4, 1919 - Feb. 5, 1919.
Fortress Ehrenbreitstein, Germany, to Brest and U.S. A.
July 18, 1919
ITS FRONTS.
 
Toulon-Trouon Sector Mar. 24, 1918 - May 13, 1918.
Aisne Defensive June 4, 1918 - June 5, 1918.
Château-Thierry Sector June 6, 1918 jitly 9, 1918.
Aisne-Marne Offensive July 18, 1918 - July 25, 1918.
Marbache Sector Aug. 9, 1918 - Aug. 22, 1918.
St. Mihiel Offensive Sept. 12, 1918 - Sept. 16, 1918.
Meuse-Argonne Offensive (Champagne-Blanc Mont)
Oct. 1, 1918 - Oct. 28, 1918.
Meuse-Argonne Offens. Nov. 1, 1918 - Nov. 11, 1918.
Regimental Colors decorated July 2, 1919
with Croix de Guerre with Palm
for action in Aisne-Marne Offensive during July 1918

Chronology of The 17th Field Artillery
Original documents which may have been typed by 17th Field Artillery H. Q. Company.
17th Field Artillery motor school at the fortress of Ehrenbreitstein.
Headquarters 17th Field Artillery, August 3,1918 — Memorandum NEW

Decorations:
French Croix de Guerre with Palm, AISNE-MARNE
French Croix de Guerre with Palm, MEUSE-ARGONNE
French Croix de Guerre, Fourragere
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17th Field Artillery tunic 17th Field Artillery tunic photos and medals, 3rd battalion, battery E
photos contributed by eBay seller: minenwerfer
17th Field Artillery helmet 17th Field Artillery helmet photo contributed by eBay seller: PHILROZEOLDMAN
17th Field Artillery Camp of the 17th Field Artillery photographed by the 2nd Engineers. Probable location is the Rhine River, Germany 1919.
17th Field Artillery Getting into Position on Meuse-Argonne Drive Seventeenth Field Artillery Getting into Position on Meuse-Argonne Drive, Near Foss,
November 3, 1918. (Description from The Indian, May 6, 1919. Image courtesy of Mike Eggleston)
17th Field Artillery Image Original 17th F. A. Banner from the Rhine River located at Camp White Museum in Oregon, USA.
17th Field Artillery Image Original 17th F. A. Banner from the Rhine River located at Camp White Museum in Oregon, USA.
 
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