35th Scinde Horse
Known as 35th Scinde Horse
- 1839 raised at Hyderabad as 1st Scinde Irregular Horse by John Jacob
- 1861 became the 5th Bombay Cavalry
- 1903 became the 35th Scinde Horse
- 1922 amalgamated with the 36th Jacob's Horse to become the 14th Prince of Wales's Own Scinde Horse
- 1947 allocated to India on Partition
- 1950 became 14 Scinde Horse
Entries in the Dictionary of Indian Biography 1906
John Jacob (1812-1858)
Prince of Wales’s Own, The Scinde Horse 1839-1922 by Colonel E. B. Maunsell, first published 1926. Also available in a reprint edition, which in turn is available online on fold3, a pay website, refer below.
First World War
During WWI, 35th Scinde Horse remained in India, policing the NWF and finding drafts for service overseas. Then, in 1920, the Regiment went overseas. It moved to Mesopotamia and won much acclaim for its rearguard action in ‘the Manchester Disaster'.
- 14th Prince of Wales's Own Scinde Horse Wikipedia
- Scinde Irregular Cavalry c.1839. Watercolor by Cecil Lawson c 1955 copy. Brown Digital Repository, Brown University Library.
- 1849. Sinde Irregular Horse Jacob's Horse. Officer. Watercolour by Charles James Lyall 1903. Brown Digital Repository, Brown University Library.
- 35th Scinde Horse: British officer, c. 1903. Gouache drawing by Jack Challenor. Brown Digital Repository, Brown University Library.
- Image: Kurta made for Jemadar Sadda Singh, The Scinde Horse (14th Prince of Wales's Own Cavalry), 1937 (c) nam.ac.uk.
Historical books online
- Record book of the Scinde irregular horse Volume I 8th August 1839 to 1st October 1851 1853 archive.org
- Record book of the Scinde irregular horse Volume II 8th October 1851 to 13th June 1855 1856 Google Books
- Obituary of John Jacob, commander of the Scinde Horse, died 1858 Google Books
- “Irregular Troops” by Captain G. M. Macaulay, Commandant 1st Scinde Horse Journal of the Royal United Service Institution , Volume 5 1862 Google Books
- An account of the Scinde Horse c 1868 in The March to Magdala, page 177 by George Alfred Henty 1868 Google Books
- General John Jacob Commandant of the Sind Irregular Horse and Founder of Jacobabad by Alexander Innes Shand 1901 Archive.org
- Prince of Wales's Own, the Scinde Horse 1839-1922 by Colonel E. B. Maunsell 1926 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/Britain).
- Prince Of Wales’s Own, The Scinde Horse by Colonel E. B. Maunsell 1926 Naval & Military Press reprint edition.