Action at Sapri

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Action at Sapri
Part of Utman Khel Expedition 1878
Date: 15 February 1878
Location: Near Abazai, Swat, NWF
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: approx 34.350252°N 71.556135°E
Result: British victory
British & Indian troops Utman Khel tribesmen
Capt Wigram Battye Mian Rakan-ud-din
280 300 tribesmen
8 wounded 7 killed

Field Detachment

Queen's Own Corps of Guides commanded by Capt Wigram Battye

  • Guides Cavalry
  • 4 British Officers
  • 9 Native Officers
  • 255 Sabres
  • Guides Infantry
  • 1 Native Officer
  • 11 Bayonets

External Links

North West Frontier Military History Wikipedia
NWF Expeditions

Historical Books on-line

Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India Vol I - Action at Sapri village Google Books