Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1916
Part 14, General Headquarters Troops
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:
General Headquarters Troops.
Mounted Troops -
Imperial Camel Corps.
Bikanir Camel Corps.
Royal Flying Corps -
5th Wing Royal Flying Corps.
Lieutenant-Colonel W. G. H. Salmond.
No. 14 Squadrons;
No. 17 Squadron (with Western Force);
2 Kite Balloon Sections (Naval).
XX Brigade, R.G.A.
10th, 15th and 91st Heavy Batteries, R.G.A.
1 Heavy Battery and 1 Section Heavy Battery, Royal Marine Artillery.
Stokes Gun, Batteries of - 125th, 126th, 161st and 162nd Brigade Batteries.
Anti-Aircraft Artillery - Nos. 30 and 38 Anti-Aircraft Sections.
Mountain Artillery - 4th Highland Mountain Battery, R.G.A.
Armoured Cars -
Nos. 11 and 12 Armoured Motor Batteries.
115th, 116th and 276th Railway Companies, R.E.
Signal Service -
G.H.Q. Signal Company.
Nos. 14 and 15 Airline Sections."NA," "NB," and " W " Cable Sections.
Southern Motor, W/T Station;
No. 5 Pack. Wireless Section.
338th, 493rd and 619th Mechanical Transport Companies, A.S.C.
Camel Transport Corps.59th, 62nd, 70th and 191st Camel Corps.