Taşlıca Detachment

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Taşlıca Detachment
Taşlıca Müfrezesi
Active 1912–
Country Ottoman Empire
Allegiance Vardar Army
Size Detachment
Garrison/HQ Taşlıca (present day: Pljevlja)
Patron Sultans of the Ottoman Empire

The Taşlıca Detachment of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: Taşlıca Müfrezesi) was one of the Detachment under the command of the Ottoman Vardar Army of the Western Army. It was formed in Taşlıca (present day: Pljevlja) area for the defense of the Sanjack of Yenipazar[1] during the First Balkan War.

Balkan Wars[edit]

Order of Battle, October 19, 1912[edit]

On October 19, 1912, the detachment was structured as follows:[2]

  • Taşlıca Detachment HQ (Serbian Front, under the command of the Vardar Army of the Western Army)
    • 60th Infantry Regiment
    • Taşlıca Redif Division

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912–1913, Westport, Praeger, 2003, p. 202.
  2. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912–1913, Westport, Praeger, 2003, p. 170.