Topic: BatzG - Aug 1915
The August Offensive
Gallipoli, August 1915
Table "A", Order of Battle
ARMY CORPS ORDERS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR 6TH AND 7TH AUGUST.
(1) A number of units are to disembark at ANZAC during the next few days, bringing the total up to that shown on the attached table "A", which is to be treated as secret.
(2) In consequence, and in view of possible operations, there will be a redistribution of the garrisons of Sections and of troops within the position, as shown on the attached Table "B". Only officers, whose duties require it, are to be furnished with the Table, or with extracts from it.
ORDER OF BATTLE
Troops at Anzac.
Australian Division (Commanding) Brig-General H.B. Walker, D.S.O.1st Infantry Brigade (Colonel NM Smythe, VC)1st Infantry Battalion2nd Infantry Battalion3rd Infantry Battalion4th Infantry Battalion2nd Infantry Brigade (Colonel JK Forsyth)5th Infantry Battalion6th Infantry Battalion7th Infantry Battalion8th Infantry Battalion
3rd Infantry Brigade (Brig-General Sinclair Maclagan D.S.O.)9th Infantry Battalion10th Infantry Battalion11th Infantry Battalion12th Infantry Battalion
Divisional Artillery2nd Field Artillery Brigade (less 6th Battery) (Brig-General Hobbs)3rd Field Artillery Brigade CAPE HELLESAttached 1/4 Lowland (How.) Brigade & Field Artillery (Territorial Force)Heavy Battery (Two 6" Howitzers, One 4.7" Naval gun)
2nd Light Horse Brigade (Brig-General Ryrie)5th Light Horse Regiment6th Light Horse Regiment7th Light Horse Regiment
4th Light Horse Regiment (attached to 2nd Light Horse Brigade)
No. 1 Field Company Engineers
No. 2 Field Company EngineersNo. 3 Field Company Engineers
2nd Light Horse Brigade Train - less details detached.
Field Ambulance1st Field Ambulance2nd Field Ambulance3rd Field Ambulance4th Field Ambulance
New Zealand and Australian Division Commanding Major General Sir AJ Godley, KCMG CB.
New Zealand Infantry Brigade (Brig-General F.E.Johnson)Auckland BattalionCanterbury BattalionOtago BattalionWellington BattalionMaori Contingent
N.Z. Mounted Rifles Brigade. (Brig-General Russell)Auckland M.R.Canterbury M. R.Wellington M.R.Otago M. R.
4th Australian Infantry Brigade. (Brig-General J. Monash)13th Infantry Battalion14th Infantry Battalion15th Infantry Battalion16th Infantry Battalion
1st Light Horse Brigade. (Lieut-Colonel Rowell)1st Light Horse Regiment2nd Light Horse Regiment3rd Light Horse Regiment
3rd Light Horse Brigade. (Brig-General Hughes)8th Light Horse Regiment9th Light Horse Regiment10th Light Horse Regiment
N.Z. Field Artillery (Lieut Colonel Johnson)N.Z. Field Artillery Brigade less one battery at CAPE HELLESHowitzer Battery
No. 1 Field Company Engineers
2nd Field Company Engineers
NZ Divisional Signal CompanyField Troop
Divisional Train less details detached.
Field AmbulanceN.Z Field Ambulance4th Field AmbulanceN.Z. Mounted Rifles Field Ambulance1st Light Horse Field Ambulance3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
13th Division (Commanding) Major General FC Shaw, CB.38th Infantry Brigade6th Battalion R. Lan R.6th Battalion E. Lan R6th Battalion S. Lan R.6th Battalion N. Lan R.
39th Infantry Brigade9th Battalion R. War. R.7th Battalion Glouc. R.9th Battalion Worc R.7th Battalion N. Staff. R.
40th Infantry Brigade4th Battalion S. Wales Bond.8th Battalion R.W. Fus8th Battalion Ches. R.5th Battalion Wilts. R.
8th Battalion Welsh R, (Pioneers)69th (How) Brigade RFA (A. B. C. D. Batteries)
HQ Divisional RE.71st Field Company72nd Field Company88th Field Company13th Divisional Signal Company13th Divisional Train (personnel only)
10th Division29th Infantry Brigade10th Battalion Hamps. R.6th Battalion R. Ir. Rifles.5th Battalion Conn. Rang.6th Battalion Lein. R.
29th (Indian) Infantry Brigade (Commanding) Brig-General HV Cox O.B., C.S.I.14th K.G.O. Sikhs1st Battalion 5th Gurkha Rifles.1st Battalion 6th Gurkha Rifles1st Battalion 10th Gurkha Rifles.
CORPS TROOPS (Lieut-Col Parker)21st Kohat Mountain Battery26th Jacobs Mountain Battery137th Combined Indian Field AmbulanceARMY CORPS HEADQUARTERS SIGNAL CO.Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps
The August Offensive, Gallipoli, August 1915
Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: The August Offensive, Gallipoli, August 1915, Table "A", Order of Battle