11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars
Also known as 11th Light Dragoons
- 1715 raised as Colonel Philip Honeywood's Regiment of Dragoons
- 1751 renamed the 11th Regiment of Dragoons
- 1783 became the 11th Regiment of Light Dragoons
- 1840 became the 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars
- 1969 amalgamated with the 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own) to form The Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own)
- 1992 amalgamated with the 14th/20th King's Hussars to form the King's Royal Hussars
Service in British India
The 11th Husssars under command of Col. Lyttleton Annesley, consisting of 18 officers, 349 non commissioned officers and men, 25 soldiers' wives and 69 soldiers’ children, arrived at Portsmouth on Monday last [7 January 1878] in Her Majesty’s Indian troopship Malabar, were disembarked Tuesday morning and left Portsmouth Harbour by special train at 10.10am for Colchester, where they arrived about 5pm…
- The Historical Records of the Eleventh Hussars, Prince Albert's Own by Captain Godfrey Trevelyan Williams. Published London, 1908. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001095877 . Available Hathi Trust Digital Library for those in North America, and some other regions.
- The History of the Eleventh Hussars - Prince Albert's Own, 1908-1934 by Captain L. R. Lumley. Published London, 1936. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01002243940. This book is also available on the pay website TheGenealogist as part of the "Regimental Records & Histories" requiring a Diamond subscription.
- 11th Dragoons British Empire website
- 11th Light Dragoons British Empire website
- 11th Hussars British Empire website
- 11th Hussars Wikipedia
Royal Hussars Wikipedia
- King's Royal Hussars Wikipedia
- 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) including deployments Regiments.org, an archived site
- Horsepower, the Museum of the King’s Royal Hussars. Covers 10th and 11th Hussars.
- Painting: 'The Girls We Left Behind', the Departure of a Troop of 11th Hussars for India by Thomas Jones Barker painted 1866 in the collection of Horsepower: The Museum of the King’s Royal Hussars. Your Paintings bbc.co.uk. Click on right hand top corner to enlarge.
Historical books online
- Historical record of the Eleventh, or the Prince Albert's Own Regiment of Hussars containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1715 and of its subsequent services to 1842 1843 Archive.org. The Regiment sailed to India in 1819 page 71
- "Reminiscences of a Light Dragoon" [in India from 1819 to 1836] from Colburn's United Service Magazine Google Books. These extracts appear to have been published as the book Light Dragoon detailed below.
- Light Dragoon by GR Gleig 1853 Google Books (First published 1844 in 2 volumes), Written by the Rev G. R. Gleig, chaplain of Chelsea Hospital, from the recollections of a pensioner, George Farmer, who had joined the 11th Hussars in 1808, and was in India 1819-1836. India service commences page 203.
- Narrative of the Siege and Capture of Bhurtpore by J N Creighton, Captain, 11th Regiment, Light Dragoons, 1830. HathiTrust Digital Library. Also available at Archive.org, mirror of a file from Kerala State Central Library Rare Books Online
- The First Seven Divisions : being a detailed account of the fighting from Mons to Ypres by Ernest W Hamilton (Late Captain 11th Hussars) 1916 Archive.org. See Western Front, part of the First World War.