This Day in History: 1920-05-18

The 1st Battalion, based at the Caspian Sea port of Enzeli, was ordered to withdraw to Resht as Russian Bolsheviks were challenging the Anglo-Persian agreement. In June the Battalion moved to Menzil to prepare defensive positions against the Bolsheviks.

Sketch map from the Regimental History showing the area south of the Caspian Sea where the 1st Battalion operated and the places mentioned.