This Day In History: 1921-01-09

Two platoons of the 1st Battalion, under the command of Subadar Tilbir Thapa attacked a large hostile gathering of Bolsheviks at Jamshidabad 20 miles from the shores of the Caspian sea. Tilbir at once attacked routing the gathering killing 60 out of 90 forming the party. This was the last action of the Battalion in North Persia. Subadar Tilbir Thapa was awarded the Indian Order of Merit (2nd Class).