Lord Kitchener sends Indian troops to the front
Sikhs on review. Photo: Irish Life, 4 September 1914. Full collection of Irish Life available in the National Library of Ireland.

Lord Kitchener sends Indian troops to the front

Published: 28 August 1914

Lord Kitchener announced in the House of Commons today that in addition to the reinforcements which would shortly proceed from England, the Government have decided to that their army in France should be increased by two divisions and a cavalry division from India.

The first division is now on their way to France.

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