This Day In History: 1918-06-06

The 1st Battalion began its deployment from Kizil Rabat in Mesopotamia across the border into Persia with the aim of securing the route east from the warring Sinjabi tribe. This was the precursor to a deeper penetration into Persia, that ended on the borders of the Caspian Sea.

(Link to Campaign Medals – General Service Medal 19118-1962 (first issue), Clasp :N W Persia”