Topic: AIF & MEF & EEF
Order Of Battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, September 1918
Part 2, Desert Mounted Corps
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 3 pp. 667 - 668:
Desert Mounted Corps.
Lieut. General Sir H. G. Chauvel, K.C.B., K.C.M.G.
Br.-General, General Staff -
Br. General C. A. C. Godwin, D.S.O.
Deputy Adjutant and Quartermaster-General -
Br. General E. F. Trew, C.M.G., D.S.O.
G.O.C. Royal Artillery -
Br. General A. D'A. King, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.
4th Cavalry Division.
Major General Sir G. de S. Barrow, K.C.M.G., C.B.
10th Cavalry Brigade
Br. General R. G. H. Howard-Vyse, C.M.G., D.S.O.
1/1st Dorset Yeo.
38th Central India Horse.
11th Cavalry Brigade
Br. General C. L. Gregory, C.B.
1/1st County of London (Middlesex) Yeo.
36th Jacob's Horse.
12th Cavalry Brigade
Br. General J. T. Wigan, D.S.O.
1/1st Staffs. Yeo.
XX Brigade R.H.A. (Berks, Hants, and Leicester Btys.).
4th Field Sqdn. R.E.
5th Cavalry Division.
Major-General H. J. Macandrew, C.B., D.S.O.
13th Cavalry Brigade
Br. General P. J. V. Kelly, C.M.G., D.S.O.
1/1st Gloucester Yeo.
9th Hodson's Horse.
14th Cavalry Brigade
Br. General G. V. Clarke, D.S.O.
1/1st Sherwood Rangers.
20th Deccan Horse.
34th Poona Horse.
15th (Imperial Service) Cavalry Brigade
Br. General C. R. Harbord, D.S.O.
Jodhpore I.S. Lancers.
Mysore I.S. Lancers.
1st Hyderabad LS. Lancers.
Essex Battery R.H.A.
5th Field Sqdn. R.E.
Australian and New Zealand Mounted Division.(Formed part of " Chaytor's Force," which appears in Part 5.)
Australian Mounted Division.
Major General H.W. Hodgson, C.B, C.V.O.
3rd Australian Light Horse Brigade
Br. General L. C. Wilson, C.M.G.
8th Regt. A.L.H.
9th Regt. A.L.H.10th Regt. A.L.H.
4th Australian Light Horse Brigade
Br. General W. Grant, D.S.O.
4th Regt. A.L.H.
11th Regt. A.L.H.12th Regt. A.L.H.
5th Australian Light Horse Brigade
Br. General G. M. M. Onslow, D.S.O.
14th Regt. A.L.H.
15th Regt. A.L.H.
(French) Regiment Mixte de Marche de Cavalerie.
XIX Brigade R.H.A. (Notts. Bty. R.H.A., "A" and "B" Btys. H.A.C.)
Note: Attached 5th Cavalry Division throughout the operations.
Australian Mounted Division Field Sqdn.
Machine-Gun Corps -
Nos. 11 and 12 Light Armoured Motor Btys.
Nos. 1 and 7 Light Car Patrols.