15th Indian Infantry Division
Infobox Military Unit
unit_name= 15th Indian Division
British Indian Army
The division was formed on 7 May 1916 on the Euphrates Front in Mesopotamia, as a replacement for
12th Indian Division. It served throughout the war on the Euphrates Front, and was formally disbanded in March 1919.
Order of Battle July 1918
42nd Indian Infantry Brigade
** 1/4th Bn.
** 2nd Bn.
5th Gurkha Rifles
** 2nd Bn.
6th Gurkha Rifles
** 1st Bn.
5th Gurkha Rifles
** 130 M.G. Coy
** 42 Lt. T.M. Bty
** CCXXII Brigade
*** 375 Bty. RFA
*** 1070 Bty. RFA
*** 1072 Bty. RFA
*** 429 (Howitzer) Bty. RFA
** CCXV Brigade RFA
*** 1087 Bty. RFA
*** 1088 Bty. RFA
*** 816 Bty. RFA
*** 524 (Howitzer) Bty. RFA
*** Volunteer Battery
22nd Cavalry (Frontier Force)
** 448 Field Company RE
** 450 Field Company RE
** 451 Field Company RE
** 275 M.G. Coy
11 September 1916 Action of As Sahilan
28-29 September 1917 Capture of Ramadi
9 March 1918 Occupation of Hit
26-27 March 1918
Action of Khan Baghdadi
* [http://www.britishempire.co.uk/forces/armyunits/armyunit.htm/ British Empire] has list of all Indian Army regiments with pictures of their regimental badges.
Notes and References
Perry, F.W. & Becke, A.F. (1945). "History of the Great War: Order of Battle of Divisions: Indian Army Divisions Pt. 5B". London HMSO. ISBN 187116723X
Moberly, F.J. (1923). "Official History of the War: Mesopotamia Campaign", Imperial War Museum. ISBN 1870423305
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