10th Indian Cavalry Brigade

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10th Indian Cavalry Brigade
Active May 1917 –
Country  British India
Allegiance British Crown
Branch  British Indian Army
Type Cavalry
Size Brigade
Part of 1st (Peshawar) Division
Service First World War
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Br.-Gen. G.M. Baldwin

The 10th Indian Cavalry Brigade was a cavalry brigade of the British Indian Army that formed part of the Indian Army during the First World War. It remained in India throughout the war.

History[edit]

The Headquarters 10th Indian Cavalry Brigade was formed under 1st (Peshawar) Division in May 1917, presumably to command some of the units assigned to the 1st (Risalpur) Cavalry Brigade at this time.[1][a] In the event, only the 30th Lancers (Gordon's Horse) was assigned to the brigade, from December 1917 to July 1918,[3] the brigade remained with the division throughout the First World War.[1]

Under mobilization plans drawn up in July 1918, IV Corps with 1st (Peshawar) Division under command would have included 1st and 10th Cavalry brigades with:[4]

Commander[edit]

The brigade was commanded from 10 May 1917 by Brigadier-General G.M. Baldwin.[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Perry 1993, p. 35
  2. ^ Perry 1993, p. 36
  3. ^ Perry 1993, p. 37
  4. ^ Perry 1993, p. 38

Bibliography[edit]

  • Perry, F.W. (1993). Order of Battle of Divisions Part 5B. Indian Army Divisions. Newport: Ray Westlake Military Books. ISBN 1-871167-23-X. 

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