5th (Mhow) Division

British Units Only

A Regular Division of the Indian Army. The Division remained in India throughout the war.

Mounted Units

 

Unbrigaded.

6th Dragoons. 04 Aug 1914 - Nov 1914. to the 2nd Cavalry Division.
14th Hussars. 04 Aug 1914 - Sep 1914. To the 14th Cavalry Brigade, Meerut Divisional Area.

 

   

 

Infantry Units

 

Nasirabad Brigade.

1st Bn Royal Irish Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 27th (British) Division.
2nd Garrison Bn Essex Regt. Mar 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
2nd Bn Queen’s Own. Sep 1914 - Jan 1915. To the 12th Division.

 

 

Jubbulpore Brigade.

1/5th Bn Buffs. Dec 1914 - Nov 1915. To the 7th Division.
1/5th Bn Somerset Light Infantry. Nov 1914 - Dec 1914. To the 3rd Lahore divisional area.
2nd Bn East Yorkshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 28th (British) Division.
2nd Bn Cheshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 28th (British) Division.
1st Garrison Bn Cameronians. Mar 1916 - Oct 1917. To the Meerut Division.
1/4th Bn Border Regt. Feb 1918 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/4th Bn Border Regt. Nov 1915 - Mar 1916. To the 1st Division.
2/7th Bn Hampshire Regt. Mar 1916 - Aug 1917. To Mesopotamia on L of C duties.
1/4th Bn Queen’s Own. Dec 1914 - Feb 1918. To the 4th Division.
1/5th Bn Queen’s Own. Mar 1917 - Nov 1917. To the 18th Division.
1st Bn York and Lancaster Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 28th (British) Division.

 

Jhansi Brigade.

1st Garrison Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers. Mar 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
2nd Bn East Surrey Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 28th (British) Division.
2nd Bn Royal Berkshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Aug 1914. To the 8th (British) Division.
1/5th Bn Queen’s Own. Dec 1914 - Mar 1916. To the 2nd Division.

 

 

Mhow Brigade.

1/4th Bn Buffs. Dec 1914 - Aug 1915. To the Aden Brigade.
1/1st Brecknockshire Bn (SWB). Aug 1915 - 11 Nov 1918.
2nd Bn Hampshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Sep 1914. To the 6th Division.
1/4th Bn Dorsetshire Regt. Nov 1914 - Mar 1915. To the 3rd Lahore divisional area.

 

 

Artillery Units
Royal Field Artillery

XIX Brigade. (Units from this Brigade served with three Divisions, the 5th, 6th and 9th Indian Divisions). The Brigade reformed and joined the 27th (British) Division.

95th Bty. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 27th (British) Division.

 

 

XX Brigade. (The Brigade left the Division Oct 1914 and joined the 27th (British) Division).

98th Bty. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 27th (British) Division.
99th Bty. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 27th (British) Division.
100th Bty. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 27th (British) Division.

 

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