Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, April 1917
Part 1, General Headquarters
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), p. 396:
Lieut.-General (temp. General) Sir A. J. Murray, K.C.B., G.C.M.G., C.V.U., D.S.O.
Chief of the General Staff -
Major-General A. L. Lynden-Bell, C.B., C.M.G.
Deputy Adjutant-General -
Major-General J. Adye, C.B.
Deputy Quartermaster-General -
Major-General W. Campbell, C.B., D.S.O.
Major-General, Royal Artillery -
Colonel (temp. Major-General) S. C. U. Smith, C.B.
Colonel (temp. Major-General) H. B. H. Wright, C.B., C.M.G.
Headquarters of Administrative Services and Departments.
Director of Army Signals -
Brevet Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) M. G. E. Bowman-Manifold, D.S.O.
Director of Works -
Colonel (temp. Brig. General) E. M. Paul, C.B.
Director of Supplies and Transport -
Lieut. Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) G. F. Davies, C.M.G.
Director of Railways -
Temp. Colonel Sir G. Macauley, K.C.M.G., C.B.
Director of Ordnance Services -
Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) P. A. Bainbridge, C.M.G.
Director of Remounts -
Brig.-General C. L. Bates, C.M.G., D.S.O.
Director of Veterinary Services -
Colonel (temp. Brig.-General) E. R. C. Butler, C.M.G.
Director of Medical Services -
Colonel (temp. Surgeon-General) J. Maher, C.B.
Director of Army Postal Services -
Major (temp. Lieut.-Colonel) P. Warren, C.M.G.
Command Paymaster -
Colonel F. W. Hill.
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