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On 1 August 1874, as the regiment was returning to England, 1 sergeant and 6 men transferred to the [[13th Hussars]]
 
On 1 August 1874, as the regiment was returning to England, 1 sergeant and 6 men transferred to the [[13th Hussars]]
<ref>  [http://pinetreeweb.com/13th-afghan-war.htm The 13th Hussars in India & Afghanistan 1874-1884] pinetreeweb.com</ref>
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<ref>  [https://www.pinetreeweb.com/13th-afghan-war.html The 13th Hussars in India & Afghanistan 1874-1884] pinetreeweb.com</ref>
  
== External Links ==
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==Regimental histories==
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*''The History of the 5th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Dragoons from 1689 to 1799, afterwards the 5th Royal Irish Lancers from 1858 to 1921''  by Colonel J. R. Harvey ... Completed to 1921 by Lieut.-Colonel H. A. Cape.  1923. Available at the [[British Library]] UIN: BLL01001095845
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*''The Harp and Crown, the History of the 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers, 1902 - 1922'' by Ciaran Byrne. Published and Printed by Lulu Books 2007. ISBN 9781847533395 .  [https://books.google.ie/books?id=Nifqt4ziFREC&pg=PP1 Sample pages, Google Books]
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== External links ==
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20080118151132/www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/cav/D05L.htm  5th Royal Irish Lancers] including  [http://web.archive.org/web/20080118151132/www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/cav/D05L.htm deployments] www.regiments.org, an archived site.
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20080118151132/www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/cav/D05L.htm  5th Royal Irish Lancers] including  [http://web.archive.org/web/20080118151132/www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/cav/D05L.htm deployments] www.regiments.org, an archived site.
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20071007121935/http://www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/cav/D16-5L.htm 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers] including [http://web.archive.org/web/20071024085822/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-cav/d16-5L.htm deployments] www.regiments.org, an archived site
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20071007121935/http://www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/cav/D16-5L.htm 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers] including [http://web.archive.org/web/20071024085822/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-cav/d16-5L.htm deployments] www.regiments.org, an archived site
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5th_Royal_Irish_Lancers 5th Royal Irish Lancers] Wikipedia<br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5th_Royal_Irish_Lancers 5th Royal Irish Lancers] Wikipedia<br>
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Queen%27s_Royal_Hussars_(The_Queen%27s_Own_and_Royal_Irish) Queen's Royal Irish Hussars] Wikipedia
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Queen%27s_Royal_Hussars_(The_Queen%27s_Own_and_Royal_Irish) Queen's Royal Irish Hussars] Wikipedia
*[http://www.qrlassociation.co.uk/m_home.htm The Queen's Royal Lancers Regimental Museum]. Covers the 5th, [[16th (The Queen's) Lancers|16th]], [[17th Dragoons|17th]], and [[21st Hussars|21st Lancers]]
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*[http://www.qrlnymuseum.co.uk The Queen's Royal Lancers and Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum] at Thoresby Park, 22 miles north of Nottingham. Covers the 5th, [[16th (The Queen's) Lancers|16th]], [[17th Dragoons|17th]], and [[21st Hussars|21st Lancers]]
**[http://www.qrlassociation.co.uk/m_history_5.htm History: 5th Royal Irish Lancers]
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**[http://www.qrlnymuseum.co.uk/enquiries.htm Historical Enquiries and Research]. The Archives are located at Lancer House inside Prince William of Gloucester Barracks, Grantham
**[http://www.qrlassociation.co.uk/m_history_165.htm History: 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers]
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**[http://www.qrlnymuseum.co.uk/5l.htm The 5th Lancers]
 
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**[http://www.qrlnymuseum.co.uk/165l.htm The 16th/5th Lancers]
 
===Historical books online===
 
===Historical books online===
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/historicalrecor00willgoog#page/n10/mode/2up ''The Historical Records of the Fifth (Royal Irish) Lancers from their foundation as Wynne's Dragoons (in 1689) to the present day'']  by Walter Temple Willcox 1908 Archive.org
 
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/historicalrecor00willgoog#page/n10/mode/2up ''The Historical Records of the Fifth (Royal Irish) Lancers from their foundation as Wynne's Dragoons (in 1689) to the present day'']  by Walter Temple Willcox 1908 Archive.org

Latest revision as of 11:46, 13 March 2020

Also known as 5th (or Royal Irish) Lancers

Chronology

  • 1689 raised in Enniskillen as James Wynne's Regiment of Dragoons
  • 1751 formally titled the 5th Regiment of Dragoons
  • 1788 renamed the 5th Royal Irish Dragoons
  • 1799 suspected of treachery and disbanded
  • 1858 reformed as the 5th (or Royal Irish) Regiment of Dragoons
  • 1861 renamed the 5th (or Royal Irish) Lancers
  • 1922 amalgamated with the 16th The Queen's Lancers to become 16th/5th Queen's Royal Lancers
  • 1954 became the 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers
  • 1993 amalgamated with the 17th/21st Lancers to form The Queen's Royal Lancers

Service in British India

  • 1864 India
  • 1888 Meerut
  • 1894 Muttra
  • 1919 Risalpur
  • 1921 Risalpur

On 1 August 1874, as the regiment was returning to England, 1 sergeant and 6 men transferred to the 13th Hussars [1]

Regimental histories

  • The History of the 5th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Dragoons from 1689 to 1799, afterwards the 5th Royal Irish Lancers from 1858 to 1921 by Colonel J. R. Harvey ... Completed to 1921 by Lieut.-Colonel H. A. Cape. 1923. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001095845
  • The Harp and Crown, the History of the 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers, 1902 - 1922 by Ciaran Byrne. Published and Printed by Lulu Books 2007. ISBN 9781847533395 . Sample pages, Google Books

External links

Historical books online

References