Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1916
Part 13, South-Western Section
As part of the Official British War History of the Great War, Captain Cyril Falls and Lieutenant General George MacMunn were commissioned to produce a commentary on the Sinai, Palestine and Syrian operations that took place. In 1928, their finished work, Military Operations, Egypt and Palestine - From the outbreak of war with Germany to June 1917, was published in London. Their book included Appendix 2 which specifically detailed the Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1916 and is extracted below.
MacMunn, G. & Falls, C., Military operations: Egypt and Palestine, (London 1930), pp. 389 - 390:
Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) H. W. Hodgson, C.V.O.
Mounted Troops -
1st Australian Light Horse Brigade
1 Sqdn. Egyptian Army Cavalry.
2nd Garrison Battalion, Cheshire Regiment.
1 Company and Machine-Gun Section, Egyptian Army.
Signal Service -
Detachment, 2nd Mounted Divisional Signal Sqdn.
Emergency Sqdn., Royal Naval Armoured Car Division.
H.Q. and Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Light Armoured Motor Batteries.No. 2 Armoured Train.