In East Africa, The Indian Army Corps were joined in First World War from start of First World War. On 1 September 1914, corps from Indian Expeditionary forces started joining in Mombasa from Karachi. In October 1914, the Indian Army joined Indian Expeditionary Force B from Bombay to East Africa. The Indian Expeditionary Force B contended the Imperial Service Brigade, two brigades and the 27th Bangalore. The previous brigade had the ‘regular’ army and the latter it was a changed to army of ‘State Forces’ formations.
20-08-2019 : The Postage Stamp of East Africa On First World War
In East Africa, Indian Expeditionary forces fought into First World War at the Tanga port, which was fought by the Germans. It was unsuccessful for the British and Indian Forces and more Indian corps were drawn into this battleground as the British experienced one humiliating loss. As they ready for their first big attack to the South African General Smuts, at the end of 1915 they included the two battalions of the Lahore Division which were sent to this forces from France.
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