Order of battle of the Serbian Army in the First Balkan War

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Field uniforms of the Serbian Army during the Balkan Wars

First Army[edit]

Main article: First Army (Serbia)

Commander-in-chief Aleksandar Karađorđević; Col. Petar Bojović, Chief of Staff

Divisions Regiments and batteries
Cavalry division:


   prince Arsen Karađorđević

  • I cavalry regiment Miloš Obilić - Maj Antonije Antić
  • II cavalry regiment Car Dušan - Maj Vojin Čolak-Antić
  • III cavalry regiment - Maj Petar Savatić
  • IV cavalry regiment Konstantin Konstantinović
  • cavalry artillery division [Note 1] - Maj Berislav Todorović
Morava division I line:


   Col Ilija Gojković

  • I infantry regiment ( I line) Miloš Veliki - LtCol Dušan Tufegdžić
  • II infantry regiment ( I line) Knjaz Mihailo (since Battle of Monastir nicknamed "The Iron Regiment" - LtCol Vlada Ristić
  • III infantry regiment ( I line) - LtCol Ivan Pavlović
  • XVI infantry regiment ( I line) Car Nikolaj II - LtCol Jovan Viktorović
  • Morava field artillery regiment ( minus 9th battery attached to Morava brigade I line ) - LtCol Ljubomir Pokorni
  • 1.st mountain battery ( detached from mountain artillery division )
  • Morava divisional cavalry regiment - Maj Velimir Vemić
Drina division I line:


   Col Pavle Jurišić Šturm

  • IV infantry regiment ( I line) Stevan Nemanja - LtCol Dimitrije I. Dragutinović
  • V infantry regiment ( I line) Kralj Milan - LtCol Jovan Vasić
  • VI infantry regiment ( I line) Prestolonaslednik Aleksandar - LtCol Đuro Dokić
  • XVII infantry regiment ( I line) - LtCol Miladin Masalović
  • Drina field artillery regiment ( 9 batteries ) - LtCol Božidar Srećković
  • Drina divisional cavalry regiment - Maj Mladen Lukićević
Dunav division I line:


   Col Miloš Božanović

  • VII infantry regiment ( I line) Kralj Petar I - LtCol A.Glišić
  • VIII infantry regiment ( I line) Princ Aleksandar
  • IX infantry regiment ( I line) Kralj Nikola I - LtCol Panta Grujić
  • XVIII infantry regiment ( I line) Princ Đorđe - LtCol Mihailo Zisić
  • Dunav field artillery regiment ( 9 batteries ) - LtCol Svetozar Matić
  • Dunav divisional cavalry regiment - Maj Nikola Colović
Dunav division II line


   Col Mihailo Rašić

  • VII infantry regiment ( II line)
  • VIII infantry regiment ( II line)
  • IX infantry regiment ( II line)
  • IV supernumerary infantry regiment ( I line) - LtCol Radomir Aranđelović
  • Dunav field artillery division ( 3 batteries )
  • Dunav divisional cavalry division [Note 2]
Timok division II line


   Col Dragutin Milutinović

  • XIII infantry regiment ( II line) - LtCol Sava Dimitrijević
  • XIV infantry regiment ( II line)
  • XV infantry regiment ( II line)
  • Timok field artillery division ( 3 batteries ) - LtCol Obrad Jovanović
  • Timok divisional cavalry division
Army artillery


  

  • 1st howitzer battery
  • 6th mortar battery
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd heavy batteries 120mm

Second Army[edit]

Main article: Second Army (Serbia)

Gen. Stepa Stepanović

Divisions Regiments and batteries
Timok Division I line


  

Col Vladimir Kondić
  • XIII infantry regiment ( I line) Hajduk Veljko - LtCol Miloš Stanković
  • XIV infantry regiment ( I line) - LtCol Kosta Knežević
  • XV infantry regiment ( I line) Stevan Sinđelić
  • XX infantry regiment ( I line) - LtCol Jovan Ugrinović
  • Timok field artillery regiment ( 9 batteries )
  • Timok divisional cavalry regiment - Maj Petar Živković

VII ( Rila ) division ( Bulgarian )
  

MG Todorov
  • I brigade
  • II brigade
  • III brigade
Army Artillery


  

  • 1st division of mountain artillery regiment ( minus 1st battery attached to Morava division 1 line)
  • 2nd howitzer battery

Third Army[edit]

Main article: Third Army (Serbia)

Gen. Božidar Janković

Divisions and brigades Regiments and batteries
Šumadija Division I line:


   col Đorđe Mihailović

  • X infantry regiment ( I line)
  • XI infantry regiment ( I line)
  • XII infantry regiment ( I line) - LtCol Milivoje Stojanović
  • XIX infantry regiment ( I line)
  • Šumadija field artillery regiment ( 9 batteries )
  • Šumadija divisional cavalry division
Morava Division II line:


   col Milovan Nedić

  • I infantry regiment ( II line)
  • II infantry regiment ( II line) - LtCol Dušan Vasić
  • III infantry regiment ( II line)
  • Morava field artillery division ( 3 batteries )
  • Morava divisional cavalry division
Drina division II line:


   col Pavle Paunović

  • V infantry regiment ( II line)
  • VI infantry regiment ( II line)
  • Drina field artillery division ( minus 3rd battery attached to Javor brigade )
  • Drina divisional cavalry division
Morava brigade I line:


   LtCol Stevan Milovanović

  • I supernumerary infantry regiment ( I line) - LtCol Živojin Bacić
  • II supernumerary infantry regiment ( I line)
  • 9th battery ( detached from Morava field artillery regiment )
  • cavalry division
Army cavalry:


  

  • two squadrons of cavalry
Army artillery:


  

  • 2nd mountain artillery division
  • 3rd mountain artillery division
  • 3rd howitzer battery
  • 4th howitzer battery
  • 4th heavy battery 120 mm
Chetnik detachments
maj. Marjanović
  • Medveđa
  • Kuršumlija
  • Lukovo
  • Kolašin

Army of Ibar[edit]

gen Mihailo Živković

Divisions Regiments and batteries
Šumadija division II line


   Col Mihailo Janković

  • X infantry regiment ( II line )
  • XI infantry regimant ( II line )
  • XII infantry regimant ( II line )
  • Šumadija field artillery division
  • Šumadija divisional cavalry division

other units
  

  • V supernumerary infantry regiment
  • 1st mountain artillery division ( II line )
  • 5th howitzer battery
  • 5th heavy battery 120 mm

Javor brigade[edit]

Col Milivoje Anđelković

  • III supernumerary infantry regiment ( I line )
  • IV infantry regiment ( II line) - LtCol Vilotije Marković
  • 3rd battery ( detached from Drina divisional artillery division )
  • 4th mountain battery ( II line )
  • 1st Užice position battery
  • 6th heavy battery 120 mm
  • cavalry squadron

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

Footnotes
  1. ^ in Serbian army cavalry and artillery units of battalion size were designated as divizion ( division ), not to be confused with higher level formation of divizija ( division ) since the English forms are same
  2. ^ in Serbian army cavalry and artillery units of battalion size were designated as divizion ( division ), not to be confused with higher level formation of divizija ( division ) since the English forms are same

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