13th Indian Cavalry Brigade

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13th Indian Cavalry Brigade
Active September 1918 –
Country  British India
Allegiance British Crown
Branch  British Indian Army
Type Cavalry
Size Brigade
Part of 4th (Quetta) Division
Service First World War
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Br.-Gen. G.A.H. Beatty

The 13th 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 13th Indian Cavalry Brigade[a] was formed under 4th (Quetta) Division in September 1918,[1] it took command of three cavalry regiments, newly formed with squadrons from Egypt:[3]

The brigade remained with the division throughout the First World War, it was commanded from 1 September 1918 by Brigadier-General G.A.H. Beatty.[1] All three constituent regiments were disbanded in 1919.[7]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Perry also names the brigade as 13th Mounted Brigade.[1][2]
  2. ^ a b At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 12th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[5]
  3. ^ a b At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 13th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[6]
  4. ^ a b At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 10th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[5]
  5. ^ a b At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 11th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[5]
  6. ^ a b At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 14th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Perry 1993, p. 60
  2. ^ Perry 1993, p. 62
  3. ^ Perry 1993, p. 64
  4. ^ a b c Perry 1993, p. 174
  5. ^ a b c Perry 1993, p. 22
  6. ^ a b Perry 1993, p. 26
  7. ^ Gaylor 1996, p. 336

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gaylor, John (1996). Sons of John Company: The Indian and Pakistan Armies 1903–1991 (2nd ed.). Tunbridge Wells: Parapress. ISBN 1-898594-41-4. 
  • 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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