Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, October 1917
Part 5, General Headquarters Troops
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 2 pp. 666:
General Headquarters Troops.
Royal Flying Corps, Middle East.
Br. General V. S. Brancker.
Palestine Brigade, R.F.C. -
Lieut. Colonel A. E. Borton, D.S.O.
5th (Corps Artillery) Wing (Nos. 14 and 113 Sqdns. R.F.C.).
40th (Army) Wing (No. 67 Sqdn. Australian F.C., No. 11 Sqdn. R.F.C.) No. 21Balloon Coy.
VIII Mountain Brigade R.G.A. (10th and 11th Btys. [3.7-in. hows.]).IX Mountain Brigade R.G.A. ("A" and " B " [2.75-in.], 12th [3.7-in. hows.] Btys.).
Attached Desert Mounted Corps -
7th Mounted Brigade
Imperial Camel Corps Brigade.
Attached XX Corps -
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