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Kohat Brigade, Presidency Armies in British India
Kohat Brigade was formed as an infantry formation under the British Empire in India during the Second World War. It was raised after the 1903 reforms in British Indian Army.
 
 The Kohat Brigade was formed under the British Empire in India as an infantry formation for service in the Second World War. The brigade was raised after the reforms in the British Indian Army in the year 1903. The army was restructured under Lord Herbert Kitchener who served as the Commander-in-Chief in British India during that period. The Kohat Brigade was incorporated as a part of the Northern Army. The troops were stationed in the North West Frontier during World War II. Commander Major General A. Campbell was one of the most reputed commanding officers of the brigade.

Formation of Kohat Brigade
The Kohat Brigade included several military units which are mentioned below-
* 31st Duke of Connaught`s Own Lancers
* 54th Sikhs (Frontier Force)
* 53rd Sikhs (Frontier Force)
* Frontier Force Garrison Artillery
* 56th Punjabi Rifles (Frontier Force)
* 31st Mountain Battery
* 122nd Rajputana Infantry

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