30th Lancers (Gordon's Horse)
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Known as Gordon's Horse
- 1826 raised by Capt Sir John Gordon as the 4th Regiment, Nizam's Cavalry
- 1854 became the 4th Cavalry, Hyderabad Contingent
- 1890 became the 4th Lancers, Hyderabad Contingent
- 1903 became the 30th Lancers (Gordon's Horse)
- 1921 amalgamated with the 26th King George's Own Light Cavalry, to form 8th King George's Own Light Cavalry
History of 8th King George V.'s Own Light Cavalry by H. G. Rawlinson. [With plates.] Published 1948. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001795331
- Hyderabad Contingent Standard fotw.fivestarflags.com
- 8th King George's Own Light Cavalry Wikipedia
- 8th Light Cavalry Regiment: A Brief History 1787 – 2005. orbat.info. During WW1 "30th Lancers saw action in France where, though being a cavalry regiment, it received a good taste of trench warfare. It then went on to extinguish the embers of an Arab rebellion in Iraq, before going into action in Persia".
Historical books online
- History of the Thirtieth Lancers Gordons Horse by E A W Stotherd 1911 Archive.org version, mirror from Digital Library of India. The preface states that a great deal of information will be found about the other three regiments of the Hyderabad Contingent Cavalry, as in many despatches they seem to have been regarded as one large corps.