Marcel Bihet

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This group photo of the Royal Field Artillery was taken sometime during 1914-1918, probably either in India or Mesopotamia.

Marcel is in the top row, second from right (with the moustache)



The role of a "driver" was to be responsible for 2 horses each, and there were 6 horses pulling each gun.  A battery consisted of 6 guns.  Each gun had 3 drivers and 3 gunners, although it is thought that each man was trained for both roles.  The guns were medium calibre guns and howitzers.  More information on the Royal Field Artillery.


The photo was originally on this website