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2nd Indian Cavalry Division

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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. [1]

53 relations: Attacks on High Wood, Battle of Bazentin Ridge, Battle of Cambrai (1917), Battle of Delville Wood, Battle of Flers–Courcelette, Battle of the Somme, Bazentin, British cavalry during the First World War, British Indian Army, British Raj, Canadian Cavalry Brigade, Cavalry, Central India Horse, Division (military), Fourth Army (United Kingdom), France, Hindenburg Line, Indian Cavalry Corps, Longueval, Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), Machine gun, Mesopotamian campaign, Montauban, Mumbai, N Battery (The Eagle Troop) Royal Horse Artillery, Poona Horse, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, Somme (department), Squadron (army), The Crown, The Fort Garry Horse, The Royal Canadian Dragoons, V Battery Royal Horse Artillery, Western Front (World War I), World War I, XVII Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery, 13th Hussars, 19th Lancers, 1st Indian Cavalry Division, 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse), 3rd (Ambala) Cavalry Brigade, 3rd Cavalry Division (United Kingdom), 3rd Skinner's Horse, 4th Horse (Hodson's Horse), 5th (Mhow) Cavalry Brigade, 5th Cavalry Division (India), 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons, 7th Dragoon Guards, 7th Indian Cavalry Brigade, 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars, ..., 8th Light Cavalry, 9th (Secunderabad) Cavalry Brigade, 9th Deccan Horse. Expand index (3 more) »

Attacks on High Wood

The Attacks on High Wood near Bazentin le Petit in the Somme département of northern France took place between the British Fourth Army and the German 1st Army during the Battle of the Somme.

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Battle of Bazentin Ridge

The Battle of Bazentin Ridge was part of the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front in France, during the First World War.

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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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Battle of Delville Wood

The Battle of Delville Wood was a series of engagements in the 1916 Battle of the Somme in the First World War, between the armies of the German Empire and the British Empire.

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Battle of Flers–Courcelette

The Battle of Flers–Courcelette was fought during the Battle of the Somme in France, by the French Sixth Army and the British Fourth Army and Reserve Army, against the German 1st Army, during the First World War.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and France against the German Empire.

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Bazentin

Bazentin is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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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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Canadian Cavalry Brigade

The Canadian Cavalry Brigade was raised in December 1914, under its first commanding officer Brigadier-General J.E.B. Seely.

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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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Fourth Army (United Kingdom)

The Fourth Army was a field army that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Hindenburg Line

The Hindenburg Line (Siegfriedstellung or Siegfried Position) was a German defensive position of World War I, built during the winter of 1916–1917 on the Western Front, from Arras to Laffaux, near Soissons on the Aisne.

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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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Longueval

Longueval is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) (LdSH) is a regular armoured regiment of the Canadian Army.

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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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Mesopotamian campaign

The Mesopotamian campaign was a campaign in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I fought between the Allies represented by the British Empire, mostly troops from Britain, Australia and the British Indian, and the Central Powers, mostly of the Ottoman Empire.

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Montauban

Montauban (Montalban) is a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne department in the Occitanie region in southern France.

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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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N Battery (The Eagle Troop) Royal Horse Artillery

See Also: Bombay Horse Artillery Batteries N Battery (The Eagle Troop) Royal Horse Artillery are the Tactical Group Battery of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery They are currently based in Caen Barracks in Hohne, Germany and are equipped with the 105 mm Light Gun.

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Poona Horse

The Poona Horse is an armoured regiment in the Armoured Corps of the Indian Army.

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Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

The Royal Canadian Horse Artillery is the name given to the regular field artillery units of the Canadian Army.

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Somme (department)

Somme is a department of France, located in the north of the country and named after the Somme river.

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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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The Fort Garry Horse

The Fort Garry Horse is a Canadian Army Reserve armoured regiment based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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The Royal Canadian Dragoons

The Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD) is an armoured regiment of the Canadian Army.

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V Battery Royal Horse Artillery

V Battery Royal Horse Artillery was a battery of the Royal Horse Artillery.

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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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XVII Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

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.

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13th Hussars

The 13th Hussars (previously the 13th Light Dragoons) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army established in 1715.

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19th Lancers

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

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1st Indian Cavalry Division

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.

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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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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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3rd Cavalry Division (United Kingdom)

The 3rd Cavalry Division was a division of the British Army in the First World War.

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3rd Skinner's Horse

The 3rd Skinner's Horse was a cavalry regiment of the British Indian Army.

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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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5th Cavalry Division (India)

The 2nd 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 three brigades already in Palestine were merged with elements of the 2nd Indian Cavalry Division withdrawn from the Western Front.

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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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7th Dragoon Guards

The 7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1688 as Lord Cavendish's Regiment of Horse.

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7th Indian Cavalry Brigade

The Meerut 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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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 (Secunderabad) Cavalry Brigade

The Secunderabad Cavalry Brigade was a cavalry brigade of the British Indian Army formed in 1907 as a result of the Kitchener Reforms.

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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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Redirects here:

5th Cavalry Division (United Kingdom), 5th Cavary Division.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Indian_Cavalry_Division

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