This Day In History: 1919-01-14

At Tank on the North-West Frontier, General Sir Arthur Barrett, Commanding the Northern Army, presented 1914 Stars to men of the 2nd Battalion and thanked them for their service in France.  Click here for an account of the 2nd Battalion’s actions in that campaign.

General (later Field Marshal) Sir Arthur Barrett, who earlier in his career had commanded the 1st Battalion 5th Gurkha Rifles (which became the ‘5th Royal Gurkha Rifles’ in 1921).