Priştine Detachment

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Priştine Detachment
Priştine Müfrezesi
Active October–November 3, 1912[1]
Country Ottoman Empire
Allegiance Vardar Army
Size Detachment
Garrison/HQ Priştine (present day: Pristina)
Patron Sultans of the Ottoman Empire
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Mehmet Pasha

The Priştine Detachment of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: Priştine Müfrezesi) was one of the Detachments under the command of the Ottoman Vardar Army of the Western Army. It was formed in Priştine (present day: Pristina) area for the defense of Kosovo[2] 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]

  • Priştine Detachment HQ (Serbian Front, under the command of the Vardar Army of the Western Army)
    • Redif Infantry Regiments x 2

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912–1913, Westport, Praeger, 2003, p. 204.
  2. ^ a b Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail, The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912–1913, Westport, Praeger, 2003, p. 202.