Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), British Army

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This unit has too many administrative children to list in infoboxes. See also Category:British machine gun battalions and Category:British machine gun companies.

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), British Army
Years active: 22/10/1915 – 1922
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Type: Machine gun
Specific type: Identity
Full size: none
Sources for overview:
Created: 22/10/1915. Formed as a branch of the Machine Gun Corps
Sources for created: [1]
Name1: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Name1 Start: 22/10/1915
Name1 End: 1922
Reason for change:
Sources for name1: [2]
Alternate names: Machine Gun Corps Infantry of the Line
Sources for alternate names: [3]
Disbanded: 1922. 
Sources for disbanded:
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Relationship type: Administrative
Parent unit: Machine Gun Corps, British Army
Parent level:
Start date: 22/10/1915
End date: 1922
Sources: [4]

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  1. Army Order number 414 (1915)
  2. Army Order number 414 (1915); Army Order number 253 (1916)</ref>
  3. The names of branches of the MGC given in Army Orders are very inconsistent. 'Infantry of the Line' is used in Army Order number 414 (1915).
  4. Army Order number 414 (1915)