2nd (Rawalpindi) Division
|2nd (Rawalpindi) Division|
|Branch||British Indian Army|
|Engagements||Third Afghan War|
|Major-Gen. W. Bunbury (May 1916 to August 1917)
Major-Gen. Sir C. Dobell (August 1917 onwards)
The 2nd (Rawalpindi) Division was a regular army division of the British Indian Army. It was formed in 1903 after the Kitchener reforms of the Indian Army. During World War I it remained in India for local defence but it was mobilised for action on the North West Frontier on several occasions during the period. The Division was mobilised in 1919 for service during the Third Afghan War.
Sialkot (2nd) Cavalry Brigade
Abbottabad (3rd) Brigade
- 1st Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles
- 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles
- 1st Battalion, 6th Gurkha Rifles
- 2nd Battalion, 6th Gurkha Rifles
- 68th, 94th and 104th Companies, Royal Garrison Artillery
- VII Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
- 4th, 38th and 78th Batteries, RFA
Rawalpindi (4th) Brigade
- 21st Lancers
- 5th Cavalry
- 35th Sikhs
- 84th Punjabis
- 9 Mountain Battery, RGA
- W Battery, Royal Horse Artillery
- II Mountain Brigade, RGA
- 1st and 6th Mountain Batteries, RGA
Jhelum (5th) Brigade
- 32nd Pioneers (at Sialkot)
- 1st Battalion, Green Howards
- 4th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps
- 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade
- 2nd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (at Murree)
- I Mountain Brigade, Indian Mountain Artillery (at Abbotabad)
- V Mountain Brigade, IMA
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