Second Battle of Charasiab
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The Second Battle of Charasiab was fought on 25 April 1880 between the British and Afghans during the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
A force led by Colonel Jenkins found itself surrounded by the Logaris near Charasiab. An infantry column led by MacPherson, and accompanied by a Cavalry brigade and four horse artillery guns, was sent to support Jenkins. Upon their arrival the Afghans were routed and were pursued by the cavalry and horse artillery for four miles.
Order of battle
- 9th Lancers (1 squadron)
- Hanwell (1949), A Short History of the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, Gale & Polden