Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1916
Part 2, Australian and New Zealand Mounted Division
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. 380 - 381:
Australian and New Zealand Mounted Division.
Colonel (temp. Major-General) H. G. Chauvel, C.B., C.M.G.
G.S.O. 1 -
Major (temp. Lieut.-Colonel) J. G. Browne.
1st Australian Light Horse Brigade (Western Force).
Lieut.-Colonel C. F. Cox (acting).
1st Regiment Light Horse;
2nd Regiment Light Horse;
3rd Regiment Light Horse;
4th Regiment Light Horse.
2nd Australian Light Horse brigade.
Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) G. de L. Ryrie, C.M.G.
5th Regiment Light Horse;
6th Regiment Light Horse;
7th Regiment Light Horse;
12th Regiment Light Horse.
3rd Australian Light Horse Brigade.
Brevet Lieut.-Colonel (temp. General) J. M. Antill, C.B.
8th Regiment Light Horse;
9th Regiment Light Horse;
10th Regiment Light Horse;
11th Regiment Light Horse.
New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade.
Brig. General E. W. C. Chaytor, C.B.
Auckland Mounted Rifles Regiment;
Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment;
Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment;
Otago Mounted Rifles Regiment (less 1 sqdn.).
III (T.F.) Brigade, R.H.A.: Leicester and Somerset Batteries.
IV (T.F.) Brigade, R.H.A.: Inverness and Ayr Batteries.
1st Australian Field Squadron.
Signal Service –
1st A. and N.Z. Signal Squadron.
A.S.C. - H.Q., Light Horse Divisional A.S.C.
Light Horse Supply Column (M.T.).
Medical Units –
1st, 2nd and 3rd L.H. Field Ambulances,
N.Z. Mounted Brigade Ambulance.