2nd Bengal Lancers (Gardner's Horse)
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- 1809 raised at Farrukhabad and Mainpuri by William Linnaeus Gardner as Gardner’s Horse
- 1823 became 2nd (Gardner's) Local Horse
- 1840 became 2nd Irregular Cavalry
- 1861 became 2nd Regiment of Bengal Cavalry
- 1890 became 2nd Regiment of Bengal Lancers
- 1903 became 2nd Lancers (Gardner’s Horse)
- 1921 absorbed the 4th Lancers
- 1935 became the 2nd Royal Lancers (Gardner's Horse)
- 1947 allocated to India on Partition
- 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) Wikipedia
- William Dalrymple's article on William Gardner guardian.co.uk
- 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse) www.regiments.org
- 2nd Royal Lancers (Gardner's Horse) www.regiments.org
- "On the frontline, 100 years ago" by Samudra Gupta Kashyap August 17, 2014 indianexpress.com . Gobind Singh Rathore, 2nd Lancers (Gardner’s Horse), Battle of Cambria, was awarded the Victoria Cross.
Historical books online
- The Memoirs of the Gemini Generals; Personal Anecdotes, Sporting Adventures, and Sketches of Distinguished Officers by Major-Generals Osborn Wilkinson and Johnson Wilkinson. 1896 Archive.org. Twin brothers Osborn and Johnson Wilkinson were born 1822. The former joined the Bengal Cavalry in 1844, and served initially in the 10th Light Bengal Cavalry, and subsequently the 2nd Bengal Cavalry, (and perhaps other cavalry regiments); the latter HM 15th Regiment of Foot, which went to Ceylon in 1845, with a period at Poona.
- History of the 2nd Lancers (Gardner’s Horse) from 1809-1922 by Captain D. E. Whitworth 1922 is available in a reprint edition, which in turn is available online on the Ancestry owned pay website fold3 (located in World War II/Military Books/India}.
- History of the 2nd Lancers (Gardner’s Horse) from 1809-1922 by Captain D. E. Whitworth Naval & Military Press reprint edition.