Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1916
Part 9, 11th 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), p. 387:
Major-General E. A. Fanshawe, C.B.
G.S.O. 1 -
Captain (temp. Lieut.-Colonel) J. F. S. D. Coleridge.
Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) G. S. Duffus.
Major (temp. Lieut.-Colonel) F. A. K,White.
32nd Infantry Brigade.
Brevet Lieut.-Colonel (temp. Brig. General) T. H. F. Price.
9th West Yorkshire Regiment;
6th Yorkshire Regiment;
8th West Riding Regiment;
6th York and Lancaster Regiment;32nd Brigade Machine-Gun Company.
33rd Infantry Brigade.
Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) J. P. Erskine.
6th Lincolnshire Regiment;
6th Border Regiment;
7th South Staffordshire Regiment;
9th Notts and Derby Regiment;33rd Brigade Machine-Gun Company.
34th Infantry Brigade.
Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) J. Hill, D.S.O.
8th Northumberland Fusiliers;
9th Lancashire Fusiliers;
5th Dorsetshire Regiment;
11th Manchester Regiment;34th Brigade Machine-Gun Company.
Mounted Troops -
1 Sqdn. 1/1st Hertfordshire Yeomanry.
11th Cyclist Company.
LVIII Brigade, R.F.A.
LIX Brigade, R.F.A.
LX Brigade, R.F.A.
CXXXIII Brigade, R.F.A.
67th Field Company, R.E.
68th Field Company, R.E.
86th Field Company, R.E.
Signal Service -
11th Divisional Signal Company.
6th East Yorkshire Regiment.
11th Divisional Train (Supply details only).
Medical Units -
33rd, 34th and 35th Field Ambulances