This Day In History: 1937-08-12

The 1st Battalion was ordered to Razani in Waziristan to relieve the 3/15 Punjab Regiment in operations agains the rebellious Faqir of Ipi. Under Lieutenant Colonel Francis Tuker it adopted a more offensive strategy based on aggressive patrolling and undetected movement that was very successful.  Click here for an account of the campaign.

Colonel Tuker (after later promotion to Lieutenant General)