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1st Indian Cavalry Division

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The 1st Indian Cavalry Division was a division of the British Indian Army formed at the outbreak of World War I. It served on the Western Front, being renamed as 4th Cavalry Division on 26 November 1916. [1]

39 relations: A Battery (The Chestnut Troop) Royal Horse Artillery, Battle of Cambrai (1917), British cavalry during the First World War, British Indian Army, British Raj, Cavalry, Central India Horse, Division (military), Henry Leader, Hew Dalrymple Fanshawe, Indian Cavalry Corps, Machine gun, Michael Rimington, Mumbai, Q (Sanna's Post) Battery Royal Artillery, Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons, Squadron (army), The Crown, Western Front (World War I), World War I, XVI Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery, Yeomanry Mounted Division, 17th Lancers, 19th Lancers, 1st King's Dragoon Guards, 2nd (Sialkot) Cavalry Brigade, 2nd Indian Cavalry Division, 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse), 36th Jacob's Horse, 3rd (Ambala) Cavalry Brigade, 4th Cavalry Division (India), 4th Horse (Hodson's Horse), 5th (Mhow) Cavalry Brigade, 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons, 6th King Edward's Own Cavalry, 8th (Lucknow) Cavalry Brigade, 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars, 8th Light Cavalry, 9th Deccan Horse.

A Battery (The Chestnut Troop) Royal Horse Artillery

A Battery (The Chestnut Troop) Royal Horse Artillery is the senior Battery in the British Army's Royal Artillery and is part of 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery.

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Battle of Cambrai (1917)

The Battle of Cambrai (Battle of Cambrai, 1917, First Battle of Cambrai and Schlacht von Cambrai) was a British attack followed by the biggest German counter-attack against the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) since 1914, in the First World War.

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British cavalry during the First World War

The British cavalry were the first British Army units to see action during the First World War.

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British Indian Army

The Indian Army (IA), often known since 1947 (but rarely during its existence) as the British Indian Army to distinguish it from the current Indian Army, was the principal military of the British Indian Empire before its decommissioning in 1947.

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British Raj

The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Cavalry

Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.

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Central India Horse

The Central India Horse (21st King George V's Own Horse) was a regular cavalry regiment of the British Indian Army.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Henry Leader

Major-General Henry Peregrine Leader, (8 January 1865 – 22 September 1934) was a major-general in the British Army.

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Hew Dalrymple Fanshawe

Lieutenant-General Sir Hew Dalrymple Fanshawe, (30 October 1860 – 24 March 1957) was a British Army general of the First World War, who commanded V Corps on the Western Front and the 18th Indian Division in the Mesopotamian Campaign.

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Indian Cavalry Corps

The Indian Cavalry Corps was a formation of the British Indian Army in World War I. It was formed in France in December 1914.

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Machine gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.

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Michael Rimington

Lieutenant General Sir Michael Frederic Rimington, (23 May 1858 – 19 December 1928) was a British Army officer who commanded cavalry forces in the Second Boer War and First World War.

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Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Q (Sanna's Post) Battery Royal Artillery

See Also:Bombay Horse Artillery Batteries Q (Sanna's Post) Battery is the Headquarters Battery of 5th Regiment Royal Artillery in the Royal Artillery.

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Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons

The Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1794 to 1956.

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Squadron (army)

A squadron was historically a cavalry subunit, a company sized military formation.

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The Crown

The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).

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Western Front (World War I)

The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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XVI Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

I Indian Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery formed at the outbreak of World War I. It served with 1st Indian Cavalry Division on the Western Front.

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Yeomanry Mounted Division

The Yeomanry Mounted Division was a Territorial Force cavalry division formed at Khan Yunis in Palestine in June 1917 from three yeomanry mounted brigades.

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17th Lancers

The 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1759 and notable for its participation in the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War.

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19th Lancers

The 19th Lancers is an armoured regiment of the Pakistan Army.

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1st King's Dragoon Guards

The 1st King's Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army.

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2nd (Sialkot) Cavalry Brigade

The Sialkot Cavalry Brigade was a cavalry brigade of the British Indian Army formed in 1904 as a result of the Kitchener Reforms.

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2nd Indian Cavalry Division

The 2nd Indian Cavalry Division was a division of the British Indian Army formed at the outbreak of World War I. It served on the Western Front, being renamed as 5th Cavalry Division on 26 November 1916.

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2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse)

The 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) is one of the oldest and most highly decorated armoured regiments of the Indian Army.

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36th Jacob's Horse

The 36th Jacob's Horse were a unit of cavalry of the British Indian Army.

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3rd (Ambala) Cavalry Brigade

The Ambala Cavalry Brigade was a cavalry brigade of the British Indian Army formed in 1904 as a result of the Kitchener Reforms.

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4th Cavalry Division (India)

The 1st Mounted Division was a cavalry division that served as part of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in Palestine in World War I. It was formed in April 1918 when the Yeomanry Mounted Division was merged with elements of the 1st Indian Cavalry Division withdrawn from the Western Front.

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4th Horse (Hodson's Horse)

4th Horse (Hodson's Horse) is a cavalry regiment of the Indian Army which originated as part of the British Indian Army.

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5th (Mhow) Cavalry Brigade

The 5th (Mhow) Cavalry Brigade was a cavalry brigade of the British Indian Army that saw active service in the Indian Army during the First World War.

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6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons

The 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1689 as Sir Albert Cunningham's Regiment of Dragoons.

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6th King Edward's Own Cavalry

The 6th King Edward's Own Cavalry was a cavalry regiment in the British Indian Army.

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8th (Lucknow) Cavalry Brigade

The Lucknow Cavalry Brigade was a cavalry brigade of the British Indian Army formed in 1911 as a result of the Kitchener Reforms.

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8th King's Royal Irish Hussars

The 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1693.

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8th Light Cavalry

The 8th King George's Own Light Cavalry was formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of the 26th King George's Own Light Cavalry and the 30th Lancers following a re-organisation of the Indian Cavalry Corps.

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9th Deccan Horse

The Deccan Horse or 9 Horse is one of the oldest and most decorated armoured regiments of the Indian Army, which was a regular cavalry regiment of the British Indian Army, the Royal Deccan Horse.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Indian_Cavalry_Division

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