22nd Cavalry (Frontier Force)

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Also known as Sam Browne's Horse


  • 1849 raised as 2nd Regiment of Punjab Cavalry by Lt Samuel J. Browne of the 36th Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1851 retitled the 2nd Regiment of Cavalry, Punjab Irregular Force
  • 1861 became the 2nd Punjab Cavalry, Punjab Frontier Force
  • 1903 became the 22nd Cavalry (Frontier Force)
  • 1904 became the 22nd Sam Browne's Cavalry (Frontier Force)
  • 1921 merged with the 25th Cavalry to become 22/25th Cavalry (Frontier Force)
  • 1922 became the 12th Cavalry (Frontier Force)
  • 1927 became Sam Browne's Cavalry (12th Frontier Force)
  • 1937 became the permanent training regiment of the 2nd Indian Cavalry Group

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