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Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918, Part 1, General Headquarters
Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF

Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918

Part 1,  General Headquarters

 

As part of the Official British War History of the Great War, Captain Cyril Falls was commissioned to produce a commentary on the Sinai, Palestine and Syrian operations that took place. In 1930, his finished work, Military Operations Egypt and Palestine from June 1917 to the end of the war, produced in two parts, was published in London. The book included Appendix 2 which specifically detailed the Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, October 1917 and is extracted below. Falls makes the comment that this Order of Battle was not as comprehensive as that produced in the earlier volume.

Falls, C, Military Operations Egypt and Palestine from June 1917 to the end of the war, Part II, London, 1930, Appendix 3 p. 666:

 

General Headquarters.

Commander-in-Chief -

General Sir Edmund H. H. Allenby, G.C.M.G., K.C.B.

Chief of the General Staff -

Major General Sir L. J. Bols, K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O.

Br. General, General Staff -

Br. General W. H. Bartholomew, C.M.G., D.S.O.

Deputy Adjutant-General -

Major General W. G. B. Western, C.B.

Deputy Quartermaster-General -

Major-General Sir Walter Campbell, K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O.

 

Attached -

Major-General, Royal Artillery -

Major General S. C. U. Smith, C.B.

Engineer-in-Chief -

Major General H. B. H. Wright, C.B., C.M.G.

 

 

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Citation: Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918, Part 1, General Headquarters


Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Monday, 20 July 2009 12:05 PM EADT
Thursday, 21 May 2009
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918, Part 2, Desert Mounted Corps
Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF

Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918

Part 2,  Desert Mounted Corps

 

As part of the Official British War History of the Great War, Captain Cyril Falls was commissioned to produce a commentary on the Sinai, Palestine and Syrian operations that took place. In 1930, his finished work, Military Operations Egypt and Palestine from June 1917 to the end of the war, produced in two parts, was published in London. The book included Appendix 2 which specifically detailed the Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, October 1917 and is extracted below. Falls makes the comment that this Order of Battle was not as comprehensive as that produced in the earlier volume.

Falls, C, Military Operations Egypt and Palestine from June 1917 to the end of the war, Part II, London, 1930, Appendix 3 pp. 667 - 668:

 

Desert Mounted Corps.

G.O.C. -

Lieut. General Sir H. G. Chauvel, K.C.B., K.C.M.G.

Br.-General, General Staff -

Br. General C. A. C. Godwin, D.S.O.

Deputy Adjutant and Quartermaster-General -

Br. General E. F. Trew, C.M.G., D.S.O.

G.O.C. Royal Artillery -

Br. General A. D'A. King, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.

 

4th Cavalry Division.

G.O.C. -

Major General Sir G. de S. Barrow, K.C.M.G., C.B.



10th Cavalry Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General R. G. H. Howard-Vyse, C.M.G., D.S.O.

 

1/1st Dorset Yeo.   
2nd Lancers.   
38th Central India Horse.



11th Cavalry Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General C. L. Gregory, C.B.

 

1/1st County of London (Middlesex) Yeo.
29th Lancers.   
36th Jacob's Horse.



12th Cavalry Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General J. T. Wigan, D.S.O.

 

1/1st Staffs. Yeo.   
6th Cavalry.   
19th Lancers.


Artillery

XX Brigade R.H.A. (Berks, Hants, and Leicester Btys.).


Engineers

4th Field Sqdn. R.E.



5th Cavalry Division.

G.O.C. -

Major-General H. J. Macandrew, C.B., D.S.O.


13th Cavalry Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General P. J. V. Kelly, C.M.G., D.S.O.

 

1/1st Gloucester Yeo.
9th Hodson's Horse.   
18th Lancers.



14th Cavalry Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General G. V. Clarke, D.S.O.

 

1/1st Sherwood Rangers.
20th Deccan Horse.   
34th Poona Horse.

 

15th (Imperial Service) Cavalry Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General C. R. Harbord, D.S.O.

 
Jodhpore I.S. Lancers.   
Mysore I.S. Lancers.
1st Hyderabad LS. Lancers.


Artillery

Essex Battery R.H.A.


Engineers

5th Field Sqdn. R.E.

 

Australian and New Zealand Mounted Division.

(Formed part of " Chaytor's Force," which appears in Part 5.)



Australian Mounted Division.

G.O.C. -

Major General H.W. Hodgson, C.B, C.V.O.


3rd Australian Light Horse Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General L. C. Wilson, C.M.G.

 

8th Regt. A.L.H.

9th Regt. A.L.H.

10th Regt. A.L.H.


4th Australian Light Horse Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General W. Grant, D.S.O.

 

4th Regt. A.L.H.

11th Regt. A.L.H.

12th Regt. A.L.H.

 

5th Australian Light Horse Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General G. M. M. Onslow, D.S.O.

 

14th Regt. A.L.H.   
15th Regt. A.L.H.


Attached

(French) Regiment Mixte de Marche de Cavalerie.

 

Artillery -

XIX Brigade R.H.A. (Notts. Bty. R.H.A.,  "A" and "B" Btys. H.A.C.)
Note: Attached 5th Cavalry Division throughout the operations.


Engineers -

Australian Mounted Division Field Sqdn.

 

 

Corps Troops.

Machine-Gun Corps -

Nos. 11 and 12 Light Armoured Motor Btys.
Nos. 1 and 7 Light Car Patrols.

 

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Further Reading:

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Citation: Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918, Part 2,  Desert Mounted Corps


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Wednesday, 20 May 2009
New South Wales Rifles Clubs, Contents
Topic: MilitiaRC - NSW

Rifles Clubs

New South Wales

Contents

 

Items

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New South Wales Rifles Clubs, 1893 - 1901

NSW Rifle Clubs 1913
 
Newspaper Items
South Coast Rifle Association Council meeting, 15 August 1900
 
Personnel
Rifles Clubs, Charles William Prott, 1851 - 1926

 

Further Reading:

New South Wales Rifles Clubs

 


Citation: New South Wales Rifles Clubs, Contents

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Wednesday, 20 May 2009 10:44 AM EADT
Tuesday, 19 May 2009
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918, Part 3, XX CORPS
Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF

Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918

Part 3,  XX CORPS

 

As part of the Official British War History of the Great War, Captain Cyril Falls was commissioned to produce a commentary on the Sinai, Palestine and Syrian operations that took place. In 1930, his finished work, Military Operations Egypt and Palestine from June 1917 to the end of the war, produced in two parts, was published in London. The book included Appendix 2 which specifically detailed the Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, October 1917 and is extracted below. Falls makes the comment that this Order of Battle was not as comprehensive as that produced in the earlier volume.

Falls, C, Military Operations Egypt and Palestine from June 1917 to the end of the war, Part II, London, 1930, Appendix 3 pp. 668 - 669:

 

XX CORPS.

G.O.C. -

Lieut. General Sir P. W. Chetwode, Bt., K.C.B., K.C.M.G., D.S.O.

Br.-General, General Staff -

Br. General A. P. Wavell, M.C.

Deputy Adjutant and Quartermaster-General -

Br. General C. W. Pearless, C.M.G., D.S.O.

G.O.C. Royal Artillery -

Br. General A. H. Short, C.B., C.M.G.

Chief Engineer -

Br. General R. L. Waller, C.M.G.

 

10th Division.

G.O.C. -

Major General J. R. Longley, C.B., C.M.G.



29th Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General C. L. Smith, V.C., M.C.

 

1/Leinster Regt.
1/54th Sikhs (F.F.).
1/101st Grenadiers.
2/151st Indian Infantry.



30th Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General F. A. Greer, C.M.G., D.S.O.

 

1/R. Irish Regt.
38th Dogras.
1/Kashmir I.S. Infantry.
46th Punjabis.



31st Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General E. M. Morris, C.M.G.

 

2/R. Irish Fusiliers.
74th Punjabis.
2/101st Grenadiers.
2/42nd Deoli Regt.



Artillery

LXVII Brigade R.F.A. ("A," "B," and "C" Btys.).
LXVIII Brigade R.F.A. ("A," "B," and "C" Btys.).
263rd Brigade R.F.A. (75th, [Attached Chaytor's Force for operations.] 424th, and "C" Btys. ).


Engineers

66th and 85th Field Coys. R.E.
18th Coy. Sappers and Miners.


Pioneers

2/155th Pioneers.

 

 

53rd Division.

G.O.C. -

Major General S. F. Mott, C.B.


158th Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General H. A. Vernon, D.S.O.

 

5/6th R. Welch Fusiliers.   
3/153rd Indian Infantry.
4/11th Gurkha Rifles.
3/154th Indian Infantry.

 

 

159th Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General N. E. Money, D.S.O.

 

4/5th Welch Regt.   
1/153rd Indian Infantry.
3/152nd Indian Infantry.
2/153rd Indian Infantry.

 

 

160th Brigade

G.O.C. -

Br. General V. L. N. Pearson.

 

1/7th R. Welch Fusiliers.
1/17th Infantry.
1/21st Punjabis.
1st Cape Corps.

 

 

Artillery -

265th Brigade R.F.A. ("A," "B," and "C" Btys.).
266th Brigade R.F.A. ("A," "B," and "C" Btys.).
267th Brigade R.F.A. (" A," " B," and 439th Btys.).

 

Engineers -

436th and 437th Field Coys. R.E.
72nd Coy. Sappers and Miners.

Pioneers -

1/155th Pioneers.

 



Corps Troops.

Mounted Troops -

1/1st Worcester Yeo.


Artillery -

Note - The artillery here shown is not that normally attached to the XX Corps, but merely that proportion under its command for the operations of the 19th September. The bulk had been transferred to the XXI Corps, and will be found under that heading.
XCVII Brigade R.G.A. (421st Siege Bty., 1 Gun 387th Bty.).
Note - Sufficient personnel was available to man 2 captured 150-mm, howitzers, 2 captured 105-mm. howitzers, and 2 captured 75-mm. guns, under the command of the XCVII Brigade.
103rd Brigade R.G.A. (10th Heavy Bty., 205th and 392nd Siege Btys., 387th Siege Bty. less 1 Gun.).
39th Indian Mountain Bty.
Note - Directly under the orders of the 53rd Division.
Hong Kong and Singapore Mountain Bty.
Note - Directly under the orders of the 10th Division.

 

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Citation: Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918, Part 3,  XX CORPS


Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
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Monday, 18 May 2009
South Coast Rifle Association Council meeting, 15 August 1900
Topic: MilitiaRC - NSW

South Coast Rifle Association Council

Meeting, 15 August 1900

 

South Coast Rifle Association 400 yard range on Kendall's Beach.

[From: Town and Country Journal, 23 June 1900, p. 26.]

 

The following item was extracted from the Town and Country Journal, 25 August 1900, p. 54.

 

RIFLE SHOOTING.

The first meeting for the year of the South Coast Rifle Association's Council was held at Kiama on August 15, Major H. H. Honey presiding, and there being also present: Lieutenant Stevensen, Sergeant Bales and G. Knight (Kiama) ; Messrs. G. Lindsay and C. W Prott (Wollongong); and Mr. J. Sharpe (Gerringong). The treasurer's statement showed a credit balance of £217, which, considering the difficulties surrounding a first prize meeting, is most satisfactory. The membership of the association (915) is a record for a provincial association, and there was also a record number of competitors at the prize meeting. Major Honey was elected chairman for the year, and Lieutenant Stevensen hon. treasurer. The dates for the next prize meeting were fixed for March 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23, 1901. The association decided to place £200 at fixed deposit in the Government Savings Bank. It was resolved to at once apply to the Minister for Defence for the current year's grant of £250, and to ask him to push on with the resumption of the land for the range. Mr. R. O. Kendall and Miss C. Kendal were granted an honorarium of £5 for allowing the association to proceed with a prize meeting before the land was resumed.

 The Coolamon Rifle Club promises to be a success, and already about 40 persons have signified their intention joining, including many of the leading men of the town.

 

Notes:

1. The South Coast Rifle Association Council was formed at Kiama in June 1899.

2. For information about C. W Prott (Wollongong), see:

Charles William Prott, 1851 - 1926

3. Coolamon Rifle Club was eventually formed on 27 August 1900, and affiliated with “G” Company, 1st Infantry Regiment which was located at Wagga Wagga.

 

Further Reading:

New South Wales Rifles Clubs, 1893 - 1901

New South Wales Rifles Clubs

 


Citation: South Coast Rifle Association Council meeting, 15 August 1900

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Wednesday, 20 May 2009 10:42 AM EADT

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