This Day in History: 1920-10-23

The 1st Battalion War Diary reported from Rustamabad: “News has been received from HQ British Forces North Persia that the Cossacks [allies of the British] had evacuated Resht and retired southwards again. We have received no news of Bolshevik action against the Cossacks at Resht.”

Sketch map from the Regimental History showing places mentioned