Army Service Corps Mechanical Transport Companies

The British Army was the most mechanised of all in the Great War when it came to using motor vehicles for transport. A large total of ASC Mechanical Transport Companies eventually existed, in the following categories. Please note that the list is as yet incomplete, with more units to be added.

The ASC MT Depot Companies

The ASC Mechanical Transport Depot Companies filled a variety of administrative, recruitment, induction, training and re-supply roles. The Base Depots were based in the United Kingdom or at the port of entry to a theatre of war. Advanced Depots were located further up the lines of communication.

ASC Company Remarks
52 Regular army. Home depot. Used as depot and discharge centre. Based at Aldershot.
53 Regular army. 1st Base Depot in France.
54 Regular army. 1st Advanced Depot in France, at Rouen then Abbeville.
364 Formed May 1915. 2nd Base Depot in France, at Calais.
365 Formed May 1915. 2nd Advanced Depot in France.
500 Formed September 1915. 3rd Base Depot in Alexandria, Egypt.
557 Formed November 1915 as Special Base Depot for Middle East, but was converted before departure into an Ammunition Column.
598 Formed October 1915. 4th Base Depot in Salonika, at Kalamaria.
599 Formed October 1915. Base Depot and Repair Unit in East Africa.
See also the MT Depots in the United Kingdom

The ASC MT Companies working as Divisional Supply Columns

Each Division of the army had a certain amount of motorised transport allocated to it, although not directly under its own command. The Divisional Supply Column Companies were responsible for the supply of goods, equipment and ammunition from the Divisional railhead to the Divisional Refilling Point and, if conditions allowed, to the dumps and stores of the forward units. Used, of course, where loads were heavy. A Company initially comprised 5 officers and 337 other ranks of the ASC, looking after 45 3-ton lorries, 16 30-cwt lorries, 7 motor cycles, 2 cars and 4 assorted trucks for the workshop and stores of the Supply Column itself. All Companies served in France unless otherwise mentioned.

ASC Company Remarks
44 Pre-war. 7th Division and later 3rd Division.
46 Pre-war. 2nd Cavalry Division.
48 Pre-war. 5th Division.
50 Pre-war. 6th Division.
57 Pre-war. 1st Cavalry Division.
58 Pre-war. 1st Cavalry Division.
59 Pre-war. 1st Division.
61 Pre-war. 2nd Division.
63 Pre-war. 3rd Division. Later attached to 18th (Eastern) Division.
65 Pre-war. 4th Division.
67 Pre-war. 7th (Meerut) Division. Later attached to 38th (Welsh) Division.
69 Pre-war. 3rd (Lahore) Division. Later attached to 16th (Irish) Division.
71 Pre-war. 2nd Indian Cavalry Division. Later attached to 74th (Yeomanry) Division.
73 Pre-war. 3rd Cavalry Division.
74 Pre-war. 8th Division.
77 Pre-war. 27th Division. Later, attached to 55th (West Lancashire) Division and then 58th (2/st London) Division.
81 Formed September 1914. 3rd Cavalry Division.
82 Formed October 1914. 1st Indian Cavalry Division.
83 Formed November 1914. 2nd Indian Cavalry Division.
89 Formed October 1914. 1st Indian Cavalry Division. Later attached to 52nd (Lowland) Division.
131 Formed January 1915. 9th (Scottish) Division.
133 Formed January 1915. 10th (Irish) Division. Later, attached to 14th (Light) Division.
135 Formed January 1915. 11th (Northern) Division. Later, attached to 37th Division.
175 Formed January 1915. 12th (Eastern) Division.
177 Formed January 1915. 13th (Western) Division.
179 Formed January 1915. Formed for 14th (Light) Division, but soon transferred to 18th (Eastern) Division and later 34th Division.
181 Formed December 1914. Formed for 28th Division, but soon transferred to 33rd Division.
244 Formed January 1915. 29th Division. Transferred to 10th (Irish) Division for service in Salonika.
257 Formed January 1915. 17th (Northern) Division.
259 Formed January 1915. 15th (Scottish) Division, and later 32nd then 31st Division.
261 Formed February 1915. 17th (Northern) Division, and later 22nd then 30th Division.
263 Formed February 1915. 18th (Eastern) Division, and later 33rd then 56th (London) Division.
265 Formed February 1915. 19th (Western) Division, and later 15th (Scottish) Division then 51st (Highland) Division.
267 Formed March 1915. 20th (Light) Division.
271 Formed February 1915. 46th (North Midland) Division.
273 Formed November 1914. 2nd Mounted Division.
274 Formed February 1915. 42nd (East Lancashire) Division, but did not proceed to Egypt. Remained in UK as a driver training company.
277 Formed March 1915. 47th (London) Division.
300 Formed June 1915. 17th (Northern) Division, and from August 1918, 1st Australian Divsion.
302 Formed March 1915. 61st (2nd South Midland) Division.
304 Formed March 1915. 35th Division.
306 Formed March 1915. Guards Division.
321 Formed August 1914. 19th Infantry Brigade. Later, Supply Column to XI Corps in Italy.
328 Formed March 1915. 48th (South Midland) Division.
336 Formed March 1915. 50th (Northumbrian) Division. Later served in Italy with 7th Division.
338 Formed April 1915. 22nd Division. Later served in Egypt with 10th (Irish) Division and Salonika as army troops under GHQ command.
340 Formed May 1915. 23rd Division.
342 Formed May 1915. 24th Division.
344 Formed May 1915. 25th Division.
346 Formed June 1915. 34th Division in France, but moved to Salonika as army troops and then attached to 28th Division.
348 Formed March 1915. Remained in England.
349 Formed April 1915. 49th (West Riding) Division.
352 Formed April 1915. Formed for 15th (Scottish) Division but served in France with 32nd Division.
354 Formed April 1915. Formed for 52nd (Lowland) Division but served in France with 30th Division, 34th Division, 55th (West Lancashire) Division.
374 Formed June 1915. Formed for 38th (Welsh) Division but served in France with 39th Division.
379 Formed July 1915. 36th (Ulster) Division.
395 Formed July 1915. 10th (Irish) Division. Did not proceed overseas and was absorbed into Labour Corps in June 1917.
396 Formed July 1915. 11th (Northern) Division. Did not proceed overseas and was absorbed into Labour Corps in June 1917.
397 Formed July 1915. 13th (Western) Division. Did not proceed overseas and was absorbed into Labour Corps in June 1917.
398 Formed July 1915. 53rd (Welsh) Division. Did not proceed overseas and was absorbed into Labour Corps in June 1917.
413 Formed September 1914. 2nd Cavalry Division. Absorbed into 46 Company ASC in October 1916.
414 Formed September 1914. 3rd Cavalry Division. Absorbed into 73 Company ASC in October 1916.
415 Formed September 1914. 1st Canadian Division.
441 Formed July 1915 for 52nd (Lowland) Division, but absorbed into 38 Labour Company ASC, March 1916.
442 Formed July 1915 for 54th (East Anglian) Division, but absorbed into 38 Labour Company ASC, March 1916.
494 Formed August 1915 for 39th Division but saw service in France with 41st Division, then Italy with 23rd Division.
496 Formed August 1915 for 40th Division but saw service in France with 29th Division.
498 Formed August 1915 for 41st Division but saw service in France with 2nd Australian Division, and in Italy with 17th and 41st Divisions.
570 Formed September 1915 and served as LOC troops in East Africa. Absorbed into 648 Company in June 1917.
600 Formed October 1915 as an Auxiliary (Petrol) Company, but was attached to 2nd Australian Division on arrival in France. In July 1917 it was formally transferred to the Australian ASC, and was renamed 2 Australian MT Company in August 1918.
608 Formed November 1915. 40th Division.
701 Formed May 1916. 63rd (Royal Naval) Division.

The ASC MT Companies working as Divisional Ammunition Parks

The MT Companies called Ammunition Parks operated dumps, or stores, of ammunition. This included the larger calibres of artillery shells which required special handling equipment, smaller shells, mortar rounds, grenades and small arms ammunition too. All saw service in France unless otherwise mentioned

ASC Company Remarks
45 Pre-war. 1st Cavalry Division and later GHQ Troops, as 12 Reserve Park MT.
47 Pre-war. Ammunition Sub-Park for 4th Division.
49 Pre-war. 5th Division. Later, Ammunition Sub-Park for 6th Division.
51 Pre-war. 6th Division. Later, 3 GHQ Ammunition Park, then 3 GHQ Reserve MT Company.
56 Pre-war. 2nd Cavalry Division and later GHQ Troops, as 2 Reserve Park MT.
60 Pre-war. Ammunition Sub-Park for 4th Division.
68 Pre-war. Ammunition Park for 3rd (Lahore) Division.. When Indian Corps left France, became 1 GHQ Ammunition Park.
70 Pre-war. Ammunition Sub-Park for 7th (Meerut) Division. When Indian Corps left France, became Sub-Park for 38th (Welsh) Division.
72 Pre-war. Ammunition Park for 2nd Indian Cavalry Division.
75 Pre-war. Ammunition Park for 8th Division. Later, became Artillery Park for 1st Army.
76 Pre-war. Ammunition Park for 3rd Cavalry Division. Later, became 7 GHQ Reserve MT Company.
78 Pre-war. Ammunition Park for 27th Division.
79 Formed October 1914. Ammunition Park for 1st Indian Cavalry Division. Later, became 9 GHQ Reserve MT Company.
80 Formed October 1914. Ammunition Park for 2nd Mounted Division. Later, became 21 Ammunition Sub-Park for IV Corps..
134 Formed January 1915. Ammunition Sub-Park for 10th (Irish) Division. Absorbed into 133 MT Company (a Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
136 Formed January 1915. Ammunition Sub-Park for 11th (Northern) Division.
180 Formed January 1915. Ammunition Sub-Park for 14th (Light) Division. Absorbed into 179 MT Company (a Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
245 Formed January 1915. 29th Division. Transferred to 10th (Irish) Division for service in Salonika.
258 Formed January 1915. 17th (Northern) Division.
260 Formed January 1915. 16th (Irish) Division.
262 Formed at Cambridge 25 February 1915 from the Welsh Divisional Ammunition Column. Moved to Cheltenham on 25 May 1915 and attached to 22nd Division from 10 August 1915. Went to France 2 September 1915. Later transferred to 30th Division.
264 Formed February 1915. 18th (Eastern) Division, and later 33rd then 56th (London) Division.
266 Formed February 1915. 19th (Western) Division, and later 15th (Scottish) Division then 51st (Highland) Division.
268 Formed March 1915. 20th (Light) Division. Absorbed into 267 MT Company (the >Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
269 Formed February 1915. 46th (North Midland) Division.
278 Formed March 1915. 47th (London) Division. Absorbed into 267 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
301 Formed June 1915. 17th (Northern) Division, and from August 1918, 1st Australian Division. Absorbed into 300 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
303 Formed March 1915. 35th Division.
305 Formed March 1915. Ammunition Sub-Park for 35th Division. Absorbed into 304 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
307 Formed March 1915. Guards Division.
329 Formed March 1915. 48th (South Midland) Division.
337 Formed March 1915. 50th (Northumbrian) Division. Later served in Italy with XIV Corps. Absorbed into 336 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
339 Formed April 1915. 22nd Division. Did not move to Salonika, but was detached and moved to France, where it became 51 Auxiliary (Omnibus) Company.
341 Formed May 1915. 23rd Division. Did not proceed to Italy with Division, becoming 8 GHQ Ammunition Park.
343 Formed May 1915. 24th Division.
345 Formed May 1915. 25th Division. Later served in Italy with XI Corps. Absorbed into 733 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) February 1918.
347 Formed June 1915 for 34th Division but appears not to have moved to France. Was in Egypt and palestine as Lines of Communication unit.
350 Formed April 1915. 49th (West Riding) Division. Absorbed into 349 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
353 Formed April 1915. Formed for 15th (SCottish) Division but served in France with 32nd Division. Absorbed into 352 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
357 Formed April 1915. Formed for 52nd (Lowland Division) but served in France with 30th Division, 34th Division. Absorbed into 354 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
375 Formed June 1915. Formed for 38th (Welsh) Division but served in France with 39th Division. Absorbed into 374 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
380 Formed July 1915. 36th (Ulster) Division. Absorbed into 379 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
492 Formed August 1915. Ammunition Column for 2nd Australian Division. Absorbed into 600 MT Company (the Divisional Supply Column) March 1918.
497 Formed August 1915 for 40th Division but saw service in France with V Corps. Absorbed into 302 MT Company in March 1918.
597 Formed October 1915 as 29 Ammunition Sub-Park, but joined 26th Division as Supply Column and saw service in Salonika.
601 Formed October 1915 originally as Supply Column for IV Corps, but served in France as Amminition Sub-Park for 29th Division.
607 Formed November 1915 and became 2 Australian Ammunition Sub-Park, in X Corps. Later served in Italy.

The ASC MT Omnibus Companies

The army requisitioned and used buses as a means of transport for troops.

ASC Company Remarks
90 Formed October 1914. 1st Omnibus Company. Initially in Second Army area, later GHQ Troops.
91 Formed October 1914. 2nd Omnibus Company. Initially in First Army area, later GHQ Troops.
92 Formed October 1914. 3rd Omnibus Company.
93 Formed October 1914. 4th Omnibus Company. Initially in Second Army area, later GHQ Troops. Eventually converted to a MT Mobile Repair workshop.
339 Formed April 1915 as Ammunition Park for 22nd Division. Did not move to Salonika, but was detached and moved to France, where it became 51 Auxiliary (Omnibus) Company.
405 Formed July 1915. 15th Omnibus Company.
563 Formed August 1915. 16th Auxiliary (Omnibus) Company.
563 Formed September 1915. 18th Auxiliary (Omnibus) Company.

The ASC MT Companies attached to the Royal Garrison Artillery as Ammunition Columns / Parks

The heavy guns and howitzers of the RGA, with attendant equipment and ammunition, needed motorised transport to haul them. The MT Companies called Ammunition Parks operated dumps, or stores, of ammunition. The larger calibres of artillery shells required special mechanical handling equipment. All served in France unless otherwise mentioned.

ASC Company Remarks
94 Formed October 1914. Ammunition Park for 22 Siege Battery RGA. In October 1915, absorbed into 55 MT Company.
250 Formed February 1915. Ammunition Column for 7th Brigade RGA.
256 Formed February 1915. Ammunition Column for 1st Brigade RGA. Later under First Army as a Siege Park.
272 Formed March 1915. Ammunition Column for 12 Siege Battery RGA. Later under 1st ANZAC and the Australian Corps Heavy Artillery.
282 Formed March 1915. Ammunition Column for 15th Brigade RGA. Later under I Corps Heavy Artillery.
283 Formed March 1915. Ammunition Column for 19th Brigade RGA. Later under XVII Corps Heavy Artillery, and called G Siege Park.
335 Formed March 1915. Ammunition Column for 14th Brigade RGA. Later under XIII Corps Heavy Artillery.
363 Formed May 1915. Ammunition Column for 18th Brigade RGA. Later under V Corps Heavy Artillery.
376 Formed June 1915. Ammunition Column for 24th Brigade RGA. Later 43rd Siege Park, seeing service in Salonika.
377 Formed July 1915. Ammunition Column for 23rd Brigade RGA. Later Third Army Siege Park.
402 Formed July 1915. Ammunition Column for 25th Brigade RGA. Later 4th or D Corps Siege Park.
403 Formed July 1915. Ammunition Column for 26th Brigade RGA. Later II ANZAC or Y Corps Siege Park, and then XXII Corps Heavy Artillery.
406 Formed July 1915. Ammunition Column for 27th Brigade RGA. Later X Corps Siege Park, and then II and IV Corps Heavy Artillery.
416 Formed March 1915. Ammunition Column for 6th Brigade RGA.
417 Formed March 1915. Ammunition Column for 12th Brigade RGA.
491 Formed August 1915. Ammunition Column for 28th Brigade RGA. Later XI Corps Heavy Artillery, in Italy.
557 Formed November 1915 as Special Base Depot for Middle East, but was converted before departure into an RGA Ammunition Column. Was attached to 69 and then 68 Siege Batteries, in England. Finally, moved to France as an Auxiliary Horsed Transport Company for service with 4th Cavalry Division.
558 Formed November 1915 as Special Base Repair Unit for Middle East, but was converted before departure into Ammunition Columnfor 70 Siege Battery RGA.
560 Formed November 1915. Ammunition Column for 35 Siege Battery RGA. Did not exist after April 1916.
561 Formed October 1915. Ammunition Column for 50 Siege Battery RGA. Operated caterpillar engines. In March 1916, became an Army Troops unit for Third Army.
562 Formed August 1915. Ammunition Column for 30th Brigade RGA. Later served as Corps Siege Park for 1st ANZAC and then IV Corps.
565 Formed August 1915. Ammunition Column for 31st Brigade RGA. Later served as VI Corps Siege Park.
583 Formed September 1915. Ammunition Column for 22 Siege Battery RGA. Later served as 11 GHQ Reserve MT Company.
592 Formed September 1915. Ammunition Column for 32nd Brigade RGA. Served in France under VIII Corps.
593 Formed October 1915. Ammunition Column for 33rd Brigade RGA. Served in France under XIV Corps and VIII Corps, as “H” Siege Park.
594 Formed October 1915. Ammunition Column for 34th Brigade RGA. Served in France under II Corps, as “B” Siege Park, and then X Corps and “X” Siege Park.
602 Formed October 1915. Ammunition Column for 36th Brigade RGA and later absorbed into 48th Siege Battery RGA.
604 Formed November 1915. Ammunition Column for 65th Siege Battery RGA and became XV Corps Siege Park.
616 Formed December 1915. Ammunition Column for 58th Siege Battery RGA. Absorbed into battery 25 April 1916.
617 Formed December 1915. Ammunition Column for 60th Siege Battery RGA. Absorbed into battery 25 April 1916.
625 Formed January 1916. Ammunition Column for 49 Siege Battery in France. Later to XIII Corps and then Second Army
631 Formed January 1916. Ammunition Column for 38 Brigade RGA in East Africa.
632 Formed January 1916. Ammunition Column for Royal Marine Artillery Brigade in East Africa.
633 Formed January 1916. Ammunition Column for 134 (Cornwall) Heavy Battery in East Africa.
637 Formed January 1916. Ammunition Column for 80 Siege Battery in France. Absorbed into battery 7 June 1916.
641 Formed January 1916. Ammunition Column for 57 Siege Battery in France. Later to III Corps.
642 Formed January 1916. Ammunition Column for 61 Siege Battery in France. Absorbed into battery 25 April 1916.
643 Formed January 1916. Ammunition Column for 62 Siege Battery in France. Absorbed into battery 25 April 1916.
649 Formed February 1916. Ammunition Column for 66 Siege Battery in France. Absorbed into battery 25 April 1916.
651 Formed February 1916. Ammunition Column for 67 Siege Battery in France. Absorbed into battery 25 April 1916.
652 Formed February 1916. Ammunition Column for 68 and 89 Siege Batteries in France. Absorbed into battery 25 April 1916.
653 Formed March 1916. Ammunition Column for 76 Siege Battery in France.
654 Formed March 1916. Ammunition Column for 77 Siege Battery in France. Later for VIII Corps and then to Italy for XIV Corps.
655 Formed March 1916. Ammunition Column for 44 Brigade RGA in France.
658 Formed March 1916. Ammunition Column for 48 Brigade RGA in France.
691 Formed April 1916. Ammunition Column for 150 Brigade RGA in France.
739 Formed July 1916. Ammunition Column for 127 Siege Battery in Salonika.
740 Formed July 1916. Ammunition Column for 130 Siege Battery in Salonika.
765 Formed July 1916. Siege Park for 132 Siege Battery in Salonika.
788 Formed September 1916. Ammunition Column for 159 Heavy Battery in Mesopotamia.
789 Formed September 1916. Ammunition Column for 157 Heavy Battery in Mesopotamia.
809 Formed October 1916. Ammunition Column for 205 Siege Battery in Salonika.
810 Formed October 1916. Ammunition Column for 209 Siege Battery in Palestine, later 424 Siege Battery in Salonika..
811 Formed November 1916. Ammunition Column for 199 then 201 Siege Battery in Palestine.
901 Formed February 1917. Ammunition Column for 246 Siege Battery in Mesopotamia.
902 Formed February 1917. Ammunition Column for 257 Siege Battery in Mesopotamia.
903 Formed February 1917. Ammunition Column for 269 Siege Battery in Mesopotamia.
904 Formed February 1917. Ammunition Column for 10 and 195 Heavy Batteries in Palestine.
917 Formed March 1917. Ammunition Column for 292 Siege Battery in Salonika.
941 Formed April 1917. Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 307 Siege Battery at home. Possibly later in Italy as GHQ Troops.
942 Formed April 1917. Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 302 Siege Battery at home. Possibly later in Italy as GHQ Troops.
943 Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 314 Siege Battery at home.
944 Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 315 Siege Battery at home.
945 Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 316 Siege Battery at home.
946 Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 317 Siege Battery at home.
947 Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 334 Siege Battery at home.
948 Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 320 Siege Battery at home.
949 Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 304 Siege Battery at home.
950 Formed April 1917 but absorbed on 1 May 1917. For 322 Siege Battery at home.
951 Formed April 1917. Ammunition Column for 189 Heavy Battery in Palestine.
952 Formed April 1917. Ammunition Column for 202 Heavy Battery in Palestine.
955 Formed April 1917. Ammunition Column for 300 Siege Battery in Palestine.
963 Formed June 1917. Ammunition Column for 378 Siege Battery in Palestine.
964 Formed June 1917. Ammunition Column for 379 Siege Battery in Palestine.
965 Formed June 1917. Ammunition Column for 380 Siege Battery in Palestine.
966 Formed June 1917. Ammunition Column for 383 Siege Battery in Palestine.
967 Formed June 1917. Ammunition Column for 387 Siege Battery in Palestine.
968 Formed June 1917. Ammunition Column for 384 Siege Battery in Mesopotamia.
969 Formed June 1917. Ammunition Column for 177 Heavy Battery in Mesopotamia.
980 Formed August 1917. Ammunition Column for 423 Siege Battery in Palestine.
981 Formed August 1917. Ammunition Column for 424 Siege Battery in Palestine.
982 Formed August 1917. Ammunition Column for 420 Siege Battery in Palestine.
983 Formed August 1917. Ammunition Column for 421 Siege Battery in Palestine.
984 Formed August 1917. Ammunition Column for 422 Siege Battery in Palestine.
988 Formed August 1917. Ammunition Column for 134 Siege Battery in Palestine.
989 Formed September 1917. Caterpillar tractor company for 205 Siege Battery in Palestine.
990 Formed September 1917. Caterpillar tractor company for 43 Siege Battery in Palestine.
1006 Formed September 1917. Ammunition Column for 440 Siege Battery in Palestine.
1007 Formed September 1917. Ammunition Column for 445 Siege Battery in Palestine.
1008 Formed September 1917. Ammunition Column for 443 Siege Battery in Palestine.
1028 Formed October 1917. Ammunition Column for 392, 294, 395 and 396 Siege Batteries in Mesopotamia. Became 34 (Indian) MT Coy on 6 May 1921.
1030 Formed October 1917. MT for a 6-inch howitzer Siege Battery in Palestine.
1031 Formed October 1917. MT for a 6-inch howitzer Siege Battery in Salonika.
1032 Formed October 1917. MT for a 6-inch howitzer Siege Battery in Salonika.
1037 Formed November 1917. GHQ Reserve / MT for Corps Heavy Artillery in Italy.
1071 Formed April 1918. Ammunition Column for 396 Siege Battery RGA in Salonika.
1072 Formed April 1918. Ammunition Column for 392 Siege Battery RGA in Palestine.
1073 Formed March 1918. Ammunition Column for 394 Siege Battery RGA in Palestine.
1083 Formed September 1918. Ammunition Column for 320 Siege Battery RGA in Salonika.

The ASC MT Auxiliary (Petrol) Companies

More transport units, using petrol-driven vehicles (they are not petrol tankers).

ASC Company Remarks
315 Formed March 1915. 3rd Company, based at Etaples. Lines of Communication troops under GHQ command.
316 Formed March 1915. 4th Company. Provided local transport at Rouen. Lines of Communication troops under GHQ command. Operated steam tractors.
317 Formed March 1915. 5th Company.
318 Formed March 1915. 6th Company. Provided local transport at Boulogne.
587 Formed September 1915. 17th Company. Under Second Army command.
589 Formed September 1915. 19th Company. Under First Army command. Absorbed into 384 Company (Army Troops MT) in March 1918.
590 Formed September 1915. 20th Company. Provided local transport and worked on forestry at Rouen.
591 Formed September 1915. 21st Company. Under Third Army command. Absorbed into 371 Company (Army Troops MT) in March 1918.
600 Formed October 1915 as an Auxiliary (Petrol) Company, but was attached to 2nd Australian Division on arrival in France. In July 1917 it was formally transferred to the Australian ASC, and was renamed 2 Australian MT Company in August 1918.
960 34th Company.

The ASC MT Auxiliary (Steam) Companies

More transport units, using steam-driven vehicles.

ASC Company Remarks
356 Formed April 1915. 7th Steam Company. Lines of Communication troops under GHQ command.
366 Formed May 1915. 8th Steam Company. Lines of Communication troops under GHQ command.
367 Formed May 1915. 9th Steam Company. Lines of Communication troops under Second Army command.

The ASC MT Motor Ambulance Convoy Companies

Specialised motorised transport used on the lines for evacuation of casualties.

ASC Company Remarks
323 Formed March 1915. 5 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Second Army.
324 Formed March 1915. 6 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Third Army.
325 Formed March 1915. 7 Motor Ambulance convoy, under First Army. Moved to Salonika.
326 Formed March 1915. 8 Motor Ambulance convoy, under First Army.
355 Formed April 1915. 9 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Second Army and later in Salonika.
359 Formed May 1915. 10 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Fourth Army.
378 Formed July 1915. 11 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Fourth Army.
418 Formed October 1914. 1 Motor Ambulance convoy, under GHQ.
419 Formed October 1914. 2 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Second Army.
420 Formed October 1914. 3 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Fourth Army.
421 Formed August 1915. 4 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Fifth Army.
559 Formed August 1915. 12 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Fifth Army.
566 Formed August 1915. 13 Motor Ambulance convoy, under First Army.
567 Formed August 1915. 14 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Second Army.
568 Formed August 1915. 15 Motor Ambulance convoy, under First Army.
569 Formed August 1915. 16 Motor Ambulance convoy, under Third Army.
595 Formed October 1915. 17 Motor Ambulance convoy. Served in Salonika.
618 Formed January 1916. 18 Motor Ambulance convoy. Served in East Africa.
626 19 Motor Ambulance convoy
627 25 Motor Ambulance convoy
628 26 Motor Ambulance convoy
629 27 Motor Ambulance convoy
638 20 Motor Ambulance convoy
639 21 Motor Ambulance convoy
640 22 Motor Ambulance convoy
645 24 Motor Ambulance convoy
656 23 Motor Ambulance convoy
699 29 Motor Ambulance convoy
704 30 Motor Ambulance convoy
705 31 Motor Ambulance convoy
771 32 Motor Ambulance convoy
773 33 Motor Ambulance convoy. Served in Mesoptamia.
787 34 Motor Ambulance convoy
894 35 Motor Ambulance convoy
908 36 Motor Ambulance convoy
909 37 Motor Ambulance convoy
911 39 Motor Ambulance Company (Lines of Communication troops)
920 38 Motor Ambulance convoy
970 40 Motor Ambulance convoy
1049 42 Motor Ambulance convoy
1060 43 Motor Ambulance convoy
1075 44 Motor Ambulance convoy
1078 1 Motor Ambulance Transport Company
1091 45 Motor Ambulance convoy
1129 47 Motor Ambulance convoy

The ASC MT Heavy Repair Shops

The forerunner of the REME of the Second World War.

ASC Company Remarks
319 Formed March 1915. 1st Heavy Repair Shop, based at Paris. Lines of Communication troops under GHQ command.
320 Formed March 1915. 2nd Heavy Repair Shop, based at Rouen. Lines of Communication troops under GHQ command.
358 Formed May 1915. 3rd Heavy Repair Shop. Lines of Communication troops under GHQ command.
404 Formed July 1915. 2nd Mobile Repair Unit. Lines of Communication troops under Third Army command. Known to have been in Saint-Omer and Albert.
422 Formed January 1915. 1 Workshop, repairing and maintaining Ant-Aircraft Batteries.
423 Formed June 1915. 2 Workshop, repairing and maintaining Ant-Aircraft Batteries. Served in Italy from late 1917.
558 Formed November 1915 as Special Base Repair Unit for Middle East, but was converted before departure into Ammunition Column for 70 Siege Battery RGA.
584 Formed September 1915. 3rd Mobile Repair Unit. Lines of Communication troops under Second Army command.

The ASC MT Bridging and Pontoon Companies

ASC Company Remarks
360 Formed May 1915. 4th Bridging Train, and later called a Pontoon Park. Fourth Army in France, and later in Italy.
370 Formed May 1915. 6th Bridging Train, and later called a Pontoon Park. Third Army in France.

The ASC MT Local Auxiliary Companies

ASC Company Remarks
603 Formed in November 1915 and moved to Malta, remaining there as 22 Local Auxiliary Coy.
606 Formed in November 1915 and remained in London as 23 Local Auxiliary Coy.
612 Formed in January 1916 and remained in York as 24 Local Auxiliary Coy.
613 Formed in January 1916 and remained in Liverpool as 25 Local Auxiliary Coy.
614 Formed in January 1916 and remained in Edinburgh as 26 Local Auxiliary Coy.
615 Formed in January 1916 and remained in Dublin as 27 Local Auxiliary Coy.

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