Battle of Dadur

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Battle of Dadur
Part of 1st Afghan War 1839-42
Date: 2 November 1840
Location: Dhadar, Baluchistan
Presidency: Bombay
Co-ordinates: 29.484963°N 67.645203°E
Result: British victory
British & Indians Brahui tribesmen
Captain Boscawen Mir Mahomed Nusseer Khan

This was an event during the 1st Afghan War
For context see main article Affairs in Beloochistan


After Mir Mahomed Nusseer Khan took control of Kalat with his Brahui tribesmen, he attempted to drive the British from the country they occupied between Shikapore and Quetta. He was defeated by Captain Boscawen, HM 40th Regiment, at Dadur.

Boscawen's Forces

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Dhadar
Variants: Dadar/Dadur

External Links

Afghan Wars Heritage History
1st Afghan War Wikipedia
Battle of Dadur Google Books
Baluchistan Map Digital South Asia Library