The Battle of Shaiba, 12–14 April 1915 was between British forces and Ottoman forces that were trying to retake the city of Basra from the British.
The Bengal Army was the army of the Bengal Presidency, one of the three presidencies of British India within the British Empire.
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.
The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.
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.
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.
The 12th Indian Division was formed in March 1915 from units of the British Indian Army.
8 Gorkha Rifles is a Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army comprising Gurkha soldiers of Nepalese origin.
14th (Mhairwara) Local Battalion, 44th Mharawara Regiment, 9th (Mhairwara) Local Battalion, Sylhet Infantry, Sylhet Light Infantry, The Ajmer and Mhairwara Police Corps, The Mhairwara Battalion, The Mhairwara Local Battalion, The Mharawara Regiment, The Mharwara Battalion.