Indian Distinguished Service Medal Group to the 23rd Cavalry (Frontier Force)
IDSM to: 1357 Hot-Daflr Daud Khan23rd Cavly . F.F., British War medal to: 1357 S.D.M. Daud Khan, 23 Cavy F.F., Victory Medal : Un-named as often issued to Inian troops, India General Service clasp Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, to: 1357 K.D. Daud Khan, 23/Cavy
Indian Distinguished Service Medal 1919 for Mesopotamia.
Mentioned in dispatches 15th August 1917
During the First World War, the regiment served in Mesopotamia as part of the 11th Indian Cavalry Brigade and was part of General Townsend’s failed advance towards Baghdad. It then served on the Tigris Front. Later on, it moved to the Euphrates Front and fought in the Battles of Khan Baghdadi and Sharqat. One of its squadron served in Persian Arabistan. On their return to Indian they saw service in the Third Afghan War of 1919
Medals court mounted for display and generally NVF, large scratched X to obverse of I.D.S.M.