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Problems of 2 NZEF

Appendix III — LIST OF NON-DIVISIONAL, BASE, AND LINE-OF-COMMUNICATION UNITS

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Appendix III
LIST OF NON-DIVISIONAL, BASE, AND LINE-OF-COMMUNICATION UNITS

A. Non-Divisional Units formed in New Zealand at the request of the United Kingdom Government

(i)

HQ Railway Construction and Maintenance Group

9 Railway Survey Company

10 Railway Construction Company

13 Railway Construction Company

(ii)

14 Forestry Company (Note: 11, 14, and 15 Companies went to England, but 11 and 15 did not join 2 NZEF)

(iii)

HQ Railway Operating Group

16 Railway Operating Company

17 Railway Operating Company

(iv)

18 Army Troops Company

(v)

19 Army Troops Company

(vi)

21 Mechanical Equipment Company

(vii)

36 Survey Battery

B. Non-Divisional Units formed overseas by 2 NZEF for service under General Headquarters

C. Non-Divisional Units formed overseas by 2 NZEF for temporary service under General Headquarters in special campaigns

  • Air Support Control Signals

  • Field Maintenance Centres

  • Detail Issue Depots

  • Water Issue Sections

  • Ambulance Train

  • Prisoner of War Camps

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D. Corps or other Extra Units formed by 2 NZEF mainly for the purpose of supporting 2 NZ Division in the field

  • Tank Delivery Troop (later Forward Delivery Squadron)

  • Armoured Troops Recovery Unit (later Heavy Recovery Section)

  • Tank Transporter Company

  • Section Motor Ambulance Convoy

  • Field Bakery Section

  • Mobile Surgical Unit

  • Field Surgical Unit

  • Field Transfusion Unit

  • Mobile Dental Unit

  • Advanced Ordnance Depot

E. Line-of-Communication Units

  • Hospitals

  • Casualty Clearing Station

  • Convalescent Depot

  • Venereal Disease Treatment Units

  • Optician Unit

  • Rest Homes

  • Anti-Malaria Control Units

  • Rest Camps, Leave Camps, or Change-of-Air Camps

  • Ordnance Depots

  • Port Detachments

  • Reinforcement Transit Unit

  • Clubs

  • Entertainment Unit

F. Base Units

  • HQ Maadi Camp

  • HQ Advanced Base

  • Training Depots (at Maadi or Advanced Base or both)

  • Armoured Corps

  • Artillery

  • Engineers

  • Infantry — Headquarters and three depots

  • Machine Gun

  • Maori

  • Signals

  • Army Service Corps (incl Cookery School)

  • Medical

  • Ordnance

  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

  • Provost

  • Officer Cadet Training Unit

  • School of Instruction

  • Signal School

  • Driving and Maintenance School

  • Camouflage Training Unit

  • Reception Depot

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  • Discharge Depot

  • Base Kit Section (or Store)

  • Base Bakery (later Catering Depot)

  • Medical Stores Depot

  • Red Cross Store

  • Printing Unit

  • Service Units for:

    Ciphers Special Investigation
    Signals Field Punishment
    Field Security Supply
    Legal Transport
    Pay Hospital
    Postal Hygiene
    Works Dental
    Workshops Laundry
    Ordnance Bands
    Provost Welfare — various