This Day in History: 1918-07-27

In Persia, a 1st Battalion detachment of 2 rifle companies commanded by Captain McCleverty defeated an enemy force known as ‘Jangalis’, led by Kuchik Khan, at Iman Zadeh Hachem to the south of the city of Resht. According to the Regimental History ‘Our men under Lieutenant Coxe getting well home into the enemy gave them a wholesome dread of the Goorkha Kookeri, the fame of which spread through the countryside’.