9th (Secunderabad) Division

British Units Only

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

Mounted Units

 

Secunderabad Cavalry Brigade. (Joined the 1st Cavalry Division Aug 1914).

7th Dragoon Guards. 04 Aug 1914 - Aug 1914. With Brigade to the 1st Cavalry Division.

 

 

Secunderabad Cavalry Brigade. (Formed Feb 1915, not be confused with the original brigade that was now serving with the 2nd Cavalry Division).

7th Hussars. Feb 1915 - Oct 1915. To the 4th (Meerut) Cavalry Brigade.

 

Unbrigaded.

7th Hussars. 04 Aug 1914 - Feb 1915. To the Secunderabad Cavalry Brigade.

 

   

 

Infantry Units

 

Bangalor (27th) Brigade. (Left the Division and went to East Africa in Sep 1914).

2nd Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Sep 1914. Went with the Brigade to East Africa.

 

 

Bangalore. (Unbrigaded).

2/4th Bn Somerset Light Infantry. Jan 1915 - Sep 1915. To the Anderman Islands.
1/9th Bn Hampshire Regt. Feb 1916 - Dec 1916. To the 16th Division.
1/25th Bn London Regt. Feb 1916 - Dec 1916. To the 3rd Lahore divisonal area.

 

1st Secunderabad Brigade. (Renamed Secunderabad Brigade in Oct 1914).

1/4th Bn Queen’s. Dec 1914 - Jan 1915. To the 8th Division.
2/5th Bn Hampshire Regt. Jan 1915 - Mar 1917. To the 75th (British) Division.
2/7th Bn Hampshire Regt. Jan 1915 - Mar 1916. To the 5th Division.
1st Garrison Bn Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Mar 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
2nd Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 27th (British) Division.

 

 

2nd Secunderabad Brigade. (Disbanded in Oct 1914).

1st Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 29th (British) Division.

 

Southern Brigade.

2nd Bn Buffs. 04 Aug 1914 - Nov 1914. To the 28th (British) Division.
2/4th Bn Devonshire Regt. Jan 1915 - Oct 1917. To Egypt on L of C duties.
1/4th Bn Somerset Light Infantry. Nov 1914 - Jan 1915. To the 3rd Lahore divisional area.
2/6th Bn Royal Sussex Regt. Mar 1916 - Dec 1916. To the 3rd Lahore divisional area.
1st Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - Nov 1914. To the 29th (British) Division.
1/1st Kent Bn. Mar 1916 - Dec 1916. To the 3rd Lahore divisonal 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.

97th Bty. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the 27th (British) Division.

 

   

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