1st Dragoon Guards

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  • 1685 raised by Lt Gen Sir John Lanier as Lanier's or 2nd Queen's Regiment of Horse
  • 1714 renamed The King's Own Regiment of Horse
  • 1746 became The King's Dragoon Guards ranked 1st
  • 1751 renamed the 1st (The King's) Dragoon Guards
  • 1921 became 1st King's Dragoon Guards
  • 1959 amalgamated with The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards) to become 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards

Service in British India

In 1884 due to the return of the 13th Hussars to England, 1 sergeant, 1 corporal, and 22 privates transferred to the 1st King's Dragoon Guards [1]

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