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13th Indian Cavalry Brigade
Country British Raj Red Ensign.svg British India
Branch Flag of Imperial India.svg British Indian Army
Allegiance British Crown
Service history
Active September 1918 –
Size Brigade
Part of 4th (Quetta) Division
Battles First World War
Commanders
Commanders Br.-Gen. G.A.H. Beatty
Insignia

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.

HistoryEdit

The 13th Indian Cavalry Brigade[lower-alpha 1] 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 alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Perry also names the brigade as 13th Mounted Brigade.[1][2]
  2. 2.0 2.1 At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 12th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[5]
  3. 3.0 3.1 At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 13th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[6]
  4. 4.0 4.1 At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 10th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[5]
  5. 5.0 5.1 At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 11th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[5]
  6. 6.0 6.1 At this time, the parent regiment was serving in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign with the 14th Cavalry Brigade (British Indian Army).[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Perry 1993, p. 60
  2. Perry 1993, p. 62
  3. Perry 1993, p. 64
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Perry 1993, p. 174
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Perry 1993, p. 22
  6. 6.0 6.1 Perry 1993, p. 26
  7. Gaylor 1996, p. 336

BibliographyEdit

  • 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, Gwent: Ray Westlake Military Books. ISBN 1-871167-23-X. 

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