1st Indian Cavalry Division
British Units Only
A regular division of the Indian Army. The division sailed for France from bombay 16 October 1914, arriving 07 November 1914. The division was renamed to 4th Cavalry Division 26 November 1916. At times during the war the division served in the trenches as infantry, each Cavalry Brigade once dismounted formed a dismounted regiment. The 1st Indian Cavalry Division served in France and Flanders until March 1918 when it was broken up and reformed in Egypt as the 1st Mounted Division.