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British, Colonial, and Dominion Armies
With thanks to David A. Ryan, Graham Watson, and Robert Michel
Headquarters, Middle East Command
3 September 1939
Middle East Command
Headquarters: Cairo, Egypt
Encompassing Egypt, Palestine & Trans-Jordan, Cyprus [1], The Sudan, Aden [2], British Somaliland, Iraq [2], The Shores of the Persian Gulf
GENERAL OFFICIER COMMANDING-IN-CHIEF Gen. Sir A.P. Wavell
    Personal Appointment
        Aide-de-Camp 1LT  G.A.F. Kennard
STAFF
    General Staff
        Brigadier ?
        General Staff Officer, 1st grade LTC  W.J. Cawthorn
        General Staff Officer, 2nd grade LTC  C.D. Quilliam
        General Staff Officer, 3rd grade MAJ  W.S. Cole
    Adjutant-General's and Quarter-Master-General's Staff
        Dep. Asst. Qr.-Mrs.-Gen. MAJ  R.G. Thurburn
  [1] Placed under command HQ British Forces Palestine & Trans-Jordan from January 1940.
  [2] In consulation with Air Officer Commander-in-Chief Middle East (RAF).
 
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