The Indian Army in WW1 – an Ox and Bucks Perspective

Milton Keynes Branch of The Western Front Association

This talk has been cancelled.

Friday, 20th March 2020 at 7.30 pm
Roman Park Residents Club, 1 Constantine Way, Bancroft Park, Milton Keynes, MK13 0RA

Speaker: Stephen Barker (

Men from the 1st Ox and Bucks Light Infantry served alongside Indian troops in Mesopotamia in 1914-18. 1OBLI were part of the 17th Ahmednagar Brigade within 6th Poona Division. The other battalions in the 17th Brigade were composed of Indian soldiers: 1st Bn. 119th Infantry (The Mooltan Regiment); 1st Bn. 103rd Mahratta Light Infantry and 1st Bn. 22nd Punjabis.

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