15th (The King's) Hussars
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Also known as 15th Dragoons
- 1759 raised as Elliot's Light Horse, after George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield then soon after renamed the 15th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
- 1766 renamed the 1st (or The King's Royal) Regiment of Light Dragoons
- 1769 renamed the 15th (The King's) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
- 1807 renamed the 15th (The King's) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons (Hussars)
- 1861 renamed the 15th (The King's) Hussars
- 1921 retitled as the the 15th The King's Hussars
- 1922 amalgamated with the 19th Royal Hussars (Queen Alexandra's Own) to form the 15th/19th Hussars
- 1992 amalgamated with the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own) to form The Light Dragoons
- Light Dragoons : the Origins of a New Regiment by Allan Mallinson. 1993. Available at the British Library BLL01008113929 . A later 2006 edition was published under the title Light Dragoons : the Making of a Regiment. Covers the 13th Hussars, 15th (The King's) Hussars, 18th Hussars, and 19th Hussars.
- 15th The King's Hussars including deployments www.regiments.org, an archived site.
- 15th The King's Hussars Wikipedia
- 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars Wikipedia
- Light Dragoons Wikipedia
- The Light Dragoons Regimental Association ( 13th/15th/ 18th /19th Hussars/Light Dragoons) including Museum, Images
- 15th Hussars at Bangalore, April 1845 from Nominal Rolls The Asplin Military History Resources, now archived.
- Victorian Wars Forum topic about the 15th Hussars in India and Afghanistan 1869 to 1881.
Historical books online
- Historical record of the Fifteenth, or the King’s Regiment of Light Dragoons; Hussars: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1759, and of its subsequent services to 1841 Google Books 1841. Indian service commenced page 107 in 1839
- 15th Hussars leave India in 1854, page 200 Allen’s Indian Mail for 1854 Google Books
- Pdf downloads available from the Light Dragoons Regimental Association include
- XVth (The King's) Hussars 1759-1913 by Colonel H. C. Wylly 1914
- History of the 15th The King's Hussars 1914-1922 by Lord Carnock ... Illustrated by Capt. C. Shaw. 1932
- The History of 15/19 the King's Royal Hussars, 1939-1945 by Major G. Courage 1949.
- Note these are large pdfs which may be slow to open.
- DGoode32 et al. Role of 15th Hussars in 2nd Afghan War Victorian Wars Forum 31 August 2011, now archived. Retrieved 11 July 2020.