18th Tiwana Lancers

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  • 1858 raised at Gwalior by Capt F H Smith as 2nd Regiment of Mahratta Horse
  • 1861 became 18th Regiment of Bengal Cavalry
  • 1886 became 18th Regiment of Bengal Lancers
  • 1901 became 18th Bengal Lancers
  • 1903 became 18th Tiwana Lancers
  • 1906 became 18th Prince of Wales' Own Tiwana Lancers
  • 1910 became 18th King George's Own Lancers
  • 1921 amalgamated with 19th Bengal Lancers (Fane's Horse) to form 19th King George's Own Lancers
  • 1947 allocated to Pakistan on Partition

Battle Honours

Regimental history

History Of The 19th King George’s Own Lancers 1858-1921 by General Sir H. Hudson 1937. Full title: History of the 19th King George's Own Lancers, formerly 18th King George's Own Lancers and 19th Lancers-Fane's Horse-amalgamated in 1921. 1858-1921. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001795330 and in a reprint edition.[1]

External links

Historical books online

  • "18th King George’s Own Lancers" page 31 Bengal Cavalry Regiments, 1857-1914 by R G Harris. Colour plates by Chris Warner 2000 reprint, first published 1979. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library.
  • Shifting Sands by Major N N E Bray (Norman Napier Evelyn) 1934 Archive.org. He was originally with the 18th Bengal Lancers.[2] Pages 106-109 provide brief details of a regimental escort for a Boundary Commission in respect of Turkey and Persia, pre WW1. Initially during WW1 Bray was working under Sir Mark Sykes, and for the Arab Bureau. C October 1917 he returned to France and his regiment. Subsequently he became the Hakim (Governor) of Kerbela, as a part of the British Administration of A. T Wilson in Mesopotamia.


  1. History Of The 19th King George’s Own Lancers 1858-1921 by General Sir H. Hudson. naval-military-press.com.
  2. Page 23 Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt by Philip Walker 2018 Google Books.