Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1917
Part 12, Alexandria District
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 3 which specifically detailed the Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1917 and is extracted below.
MacMunn, G. & Falls, C., Military operations: Egypt and Palestine, (London 1930), pp. 403 - 404:
Colonel (temp. Brig. General) R. C. Boyle, C.B.
Coast Defence -
No. 103rd Local Company, R.G.A.
Ras el Tin Fort.
Royal Malta Artillery (detachment).
Quarantine and Chatby Batteries.
5th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment.
1st Garrison Battalion, Liverpool Regiment.2nd Garrison Battalion, Cheshire Regiment.