Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1916
Part 11, Western Frontier Force
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:
Western Frontier Force
Major-General W. E. Peyton, C.V.O., C.B., D.S.O.
G.S.O. 1 -
Major (temp. Lieut.-Colonel) R. E. M. Russell, D.S.O.
Major (temp. Lieut.-Colonel) D. M. Griffith, D.S.O.
Mounted Troops -
6th Mounted Brigade.
Lieut.-Colonel (temp. Brig. General) Viscount Hampden, C.M.G.
1/1st Buckinghamshire Yeomanry;
1/1st Berkshire Yeomanry;
1/1st Dorsetshire Yeomanry;
1/2nd S. Midland Field Troop Signal;
No. 6 Field Troop
1/2nd S. Midland Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance.
1/2nd County of London Yeomanry.
Royal Flying Corps -
No. 17 Squadron.
1/1st Berkshire Battery, R.H.A.
1/1st Nottinghamshire Battery, R.H.A.
1st Bn. British West Indies Regiment.
2nd Bn. British West Indies Regiment.
3rd Bn. British West Indies Regiment.
Signal Service -
2nd Mounted Divisional Signal Squadron.
No. 42 Airline Section.
"UU" Cable Section.No. 6 Pack Wireless Section.