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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.
A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.
Brigadier (Brig) is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines.
Brigadier general (Brig. Gen.) is a senior rank in the armed forces.
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.
General Sir Bryan Thomas Mahon (2 April 1862 – 29 September 1930) was an Irish born general of the British Army and Senator of the Irish Free State.
Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.
During the period of the British Raj, the Commander-in-Chief, India (often "Commander-in-Chief in or of India") was the supreme commander of the British Indian Army.
Brigadier General Cyril Rodney Harbord (2 December 1873 – 28 September 1958) was a cavalry officer in the British Indian Army, where he served in the 30th Lancers (Gordon's Horse).
Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
Fort Leavenworth is a United States Army installation located in Leavenworth County, Kansas, immediately north of the city of Leavenworth, in the northeast part of the state.
Frontier Force usually means any of a Paramilitary type border security or border guard, it can mean any of the following.
The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment), frequently known as the Yorkshire Regiment until the 1920s, was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, in the King's Division.
Major-General Henry Peregrine Leader, (8 January 1865 – 22 September 1934) was a major-general in the British Army.
Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, (24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916), was a senior British Army officer and colonial administrator who won notoriety for his imperial campaigns, most especially his scorched earth policy against the Boers and his establishment of concentration camps during the Second Boer War, and later played a central role in the early part of the First World War.
The Indian Army during World War I contributed a large number of divisions and independent brigades to the European, Mediterranean and the Middle East theatres of war in World War I. Over one million Indian troops served overseas, of whom 62,000 died and another 67,000 were wounded.
The Indian Cavalry Corps was formed 18 December 1914.
Internal security, or IS, is the act of keeping peace within the borders of a sovereign state or other self-governing territories.
Khanaspur (خانسپور) is one of the tourist mountain resort towns of the Galyat area of Hazara region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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.
The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in the First World War.
Major general (Maj Gen), is a "two-star" rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.
Marseille (Provençal: Marselha), is the second-largest city of France and the largest city of the Provence historical region.
The North-West Frontier (present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) region of the British Indian Empire was the most difficult area to conquer in South Asia, strategically and militarily.
Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
The Nizam's Contingent later Hyderabad Contingent was the army funded by the Nizam of Hyderabad, the ruler of a Princely state of India.
Peshawar (پېښور; پشاور; پشور) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
A pioneer is a soldier employed to perform engineering and construction tasks.
The presidency armies were the armies of the three presidencies of the East India Company's rule in India, later the forces of the British Crown in India, composed primarily of Indian sepoys.
See Also:Bombay Horse Artillery Batteries Q (Sanna's Post) Battery is the Headquarters Battery of 5th Regiment Royal Artillery in the Royal Artillery.
The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.
Sialkot (سيالكوٹ and سيالكوٹ) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan.
A squadron was historically a cavalry subunit, a company sized military formation.
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).
Lieutenant-General Thomas William Corbett CB MC and bar (2 June 1888 – 30 December 1981) was a British Indian Army officer who commanded IV Corps during World War II.
VIII Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery which existed in the early part of the 20th century.
The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.
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.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
II Indian Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery formed at the outbreak of World War I. It served with 2nd Indian Cavalry Division on the Western Front.
The Yeomanry Mounted Division was a Territorial Force cavalry division formed at Khan Yunis in Palestine in June 1917 from three yeomanry mounted brigades.
The North Midland Mounted Brigade (later numbered as the 22nd Mounted Brigade) was a yeomanry brigade of the British Army, formed as part of the Territorial Force in 1908.
The 12th Frontier Force Regiment was formed in 1922 as part of the British Indian Army.
The 13th Lancers is an armoured regiment of Pakistan Army.
The 16th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947.
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.
The 19th Lancers is an armoured regiment of the Pakistan Army.
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.
The 2nd (Rawalpindi) Division was a regular army division of the British Indian Army.
The 2nd Cavalry Brigade was a brigade of the British Army.
The 32nd Sikh Pioneers was a regiment of the Indian Army during British rule.
The 3rd (Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685 as the Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Horse.
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.
The 6th King Edward's Own Cavalry was a cavalry regiment in the British Indian Army.