Machine Gun Corps (Motors), UK

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Machine Gun Corps (Motors), UK
Years active: –1922
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: unknown
Type: Machine gun
Specific type: Identity
Full size: none
Created:
Name1: Motor Machine Gun Service
Name1 Start:
Name1 End: 22/10/1915
Reason for change: Transferred to Machine Gun Corps.[1]
Name2: Machine Gun Corps (Motors)
Name2 Start: 22/10/1915
Name2 End: 1922
Alternate names:
Disbanded: 1922. 
For more information on what infobox fields mean, see documentation at military unit, command structure and theatre of war.
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Parent unit: Royal Field Artillery, UK
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End date: 22/10/1915
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Parent unit: Machine Gun Corps, UK
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Start date: 22/10/1915[1]
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3rd Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 4th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 5th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 6th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 7th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 8th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 11th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 12th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 13th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 14th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 15th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 16th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 17th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 18th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 19th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 22nd Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 24th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 25th Motor Machine Gun Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: Armoured Car Company, 10th Armoured Motor Brigade, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 5th Armoured Motor Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 7th Armoured Motor Battery, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 16th Armoured Motor Battery, UK
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Official sources[edit]

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 329/2952 WO 329/2833
British War and Victory medals WO 329/2265 WO 329/1771
Territorial Force War Medal WO 329/3272


Other sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Army Order 414 of 1915