The average time taken by the Regiment to fire a
the batteries not being on regimental grid, was 10′35″,
the time being taken from the order Mike target until fire for effect.
LYDD - OCTOBER 1942.
On the return to CHAPELWOOD on the 1st October 76 battery took over the coast
defence duties at HOVE.
On the 14th Oct. the Divisional Artillery was inspected by Col. Ralston and Lt-Gen. A.G.L.
personally congratulated Lt-Col. K.N. Lander on the turnout of
the Regiment and on the unit's fine showing at SENNYBRIDGE.
On the 20th October the Regiment put on a demonstration at ALFRISTON
of Mike targets,
quick barrages, link shoots and crash actions for a large number of visiting officers.
In November the range record for anti-tank shooting with field guns at LYDD was broken.
The Regimental average of hits was 47 %.
Fox troop topped the list with an average of 78 % hits.
Two gun crews of 76 battery scored 100 % hits.