A Machine Gun Company was attached to each Infantry Brigade and their subsequent Division.
|Brigade attached to:||44th Brigade|
|Division attached to:||15th (Scottish) Division|
|Formed from the Machine Gun Sections of:||9th Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)|
8th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders
10th Bn. Gordon Highlanders
7th Bn. Cameron Highlanders
The 44th M.G. Coy. was landed at le Havre on 09 February 1916 and joined the 44th Brigade on 12 February 1916. It may have absorbed machine gunners from the Machine Gun Sections of the listed infantry battalions.
As a unit of the 15th (Scottish) Division during this period, it may have taken part in the following battles and engagements.
|27 and 29 April||German Gas Attacks, Hulloch Front [I Corps, First Army].|
|11 May||The Kink [I Corps, First Army].|
|BATTLES OF THE SOMME|
|08 August to 03 September||Battle of Pozieres Ridge [III Corps, Fourth Army].|
|15 to 18 September||Battle of Flers-Courcelette [III Corps, Fourth Army].|
|15 September||Capture of Martinpuich.|
|09 to 18 October||Battle of the Transloy Ridges [III Corps, Fourth Army].|
|BATTLES OF ARRAS|
|09 to 11 April||First Battle of the Scarpe [VI Corps, Third Army].|
|23 and 24 April||Second Battle of the Scarpe [VI Corps, Third Army].|
|23 April||Capture of Guemappe.|
|BATTLES OF YPRES|
|31 July to 02 August||Battle of Pilckem Ridge [XIX Corps, Fifth Army].|
|17 and 18 August||Battle of Langemarck (46th Brigade) [XIX Corps, Fifth Army].|
|22 August||Fighting for Zevenkote [XIX Corps, Fifth Army].|