Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), UK

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Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), UK
Years active: 22/10/1915 – 1922
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: unknown
Type: Machine gun
Specific type: Identity
Full size: none
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Created: 22/10/1915. Formed as a branch of the Machine Gun Corps
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Name1: Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry)
Name1 Start: 22/10/1915
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Disbanded: 1922. 
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Relationship type: Administrative
Parent unit: Machine Gun Corps, UK
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Start date: 22/10/1915
End date: 1922
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 4th Dismounted Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: Dragoon Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 4th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 5th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 6th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 7th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 8th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 9th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 10th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 11th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 12th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 13th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 14th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 15th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 16th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 17th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 18th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 19th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 20th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 21st Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 24th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 25th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 26th Machine Gun Squadron, UK
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Start date: 1/10/1916
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Unit war diaries[edit]

None. Administrative organisations did not keep war diaries because they had no operational role.

See descendant unit pages for their war diaries.


Unit histories[edit]

Other official documents[edit]

Medal rolls[edit]

Campaign medal rolls at the UK National Archives.

Medal Officers Other ranks
1914 Star
1914-15 Star WO 329/2833
British War and Victory medals WO 329/1767, WO 329/1768, WO 329/1769
Territorial Force War Medal


Other sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Army Order 414 of 1915
  2. Army Order 414 of 1915; Army Order 253 of 1916
  3. Army Order 414 of 1915
This page contains data imported from the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue, licensed under Open Government Licence v2.0.