Ceylon Defence Force Establishment Compiled by Major Anton Edema

Ceylon Defence Force Establishment - 1935 Complied by Major Anton Edema, SLLI(v)
1. Ceylon Garrison Artillery CGA 2. Ceylon Engineers CE 3. Ceylon Mounted Rifles CMR 4. Ceylon Light Infantry CLI 5. Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps CPRC 6. Ceylon Army Service Corps CASC 7. Ceylon Medical Corps CMC 8. Ceylon Cadet Battalion CCB Ceylon Garrison Artillery Brigade Head Quarters with Machine gun Platoon 3 + 10 No.1 Battery (9.2inch guns) 4 + 76 No.2 Battery (6 inch guns) 7 + 153 No.3 Battery Anti Air Craft – Battery HQ – 2 + 11, 3inch guns (2 Sections) 1 + 43 Anti Aircraft Light Automatic section 1+ 18 Ceylon Engineers Head Quarters 4+9 Fortress Company (Coy HQ + 4 sections) 8 + 96 Signals Company 3 + 38 Field Company 2 + 19 Ceylon Mounted Rifles Regimental Head Quarters (with No1 + No2 groups) 5 + 9, 7-Horses, 3- Motor Cycles, 1- medium car A Squadron (Sabre) 7 + 106, 111 Horses, 2 Motor Cycles, 4 Troops B Squadron (Mechanized) 17 + 155, 115 Horses, 12 MotorCycles, 13 Light Medium cars Ceylon Light Infantry Head Quarters Wing 7 + 111 Companies (6) 5 + 124 each CLI Band 0 + 25 Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps Head Quarters Wing 9 + 101 Companies (3) 7 + 156 each Ceylon Army Service Corps Head Quarters 3 +14 No.1 Transport Company 4 + 29 No2 Transport Company 3 + 20 No.3 Supply Company 4 + 34

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Ceylon Defence Force Establishment Compiled by Major Anton Edema

Ceylon Medical Corps Head Quarters Companies (2) Ceylon Cadet Battalion Head Quarters Companies (6)

2+4 4 + 48 each 5+2 5 + 134 each

Annual Weapon Training Courses for the CDF Recruits Rifle Course Trained Soldiers Rifle Course Annual Light Automatic Course Annual Machine Gun Course Annual Revolver Course Annual Allotment of Ammunition (small arms) 0.303 inch 0.455 inch 0.22 inch

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