North Persia Force

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North Persia Force
Active1918–1920
CountryUnited Kingdom British Empire
AllegianceAllies
TypeInfantry
RoleDetachment
SizeBrigade
Commanders
Notable
commanders
William Montgomery Thomson
Hugh Bateman-Champain

North Persia Force (Norper force) was a British military force that operated in Northern Persia from 1918–1919.

Composition[edit]

The force was a large Brigade which consisted of:[1]

Reinforcements sent from Mesopotamia:

2 platoons of the 1st Battalion, 67th Punjabis were based at Tabriz

The force was commanded by Brigadier General Hugh Bateman-Champain who was based at Kasvin.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Moberly 1987, pp. 480–481.

References[edit]

  • Moberly, F. J. (1987) [1929]. Operations in Persia 1914–1919. History of the Great War based on Official Documents by Direction of the Committee of Imperial Defence (Imperial War Museum facsimile of the confidential 1929 printing ed.). London: HMSO. ISBN 0-11-290453-X.

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