3rd (The King's Own) Hussars
Also known as 3rd (King's Own) Regiment of Dragoons and the 3rd Light Dragoons.
- 1685 raised as the Duke of Somerset's Regiment of Dragoons
- 1694 renamed The Queen Consort's Own Regiment of Dragoons
- 1714 renamed The King's Regiment of Dragoons
- 1751 renamed the 3rd (King's Own) Regiment of Dragoons
- 1818 renamed 3rd (The King's Own) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
- 1861 renamed the 3rd (The King's Own) Hussars
- 1921 renamed the 3rd The King's Own Hussars
- 1958 amalgamated with 7th Queen's Own Hussars to form The Queen's Own Hussars
Service in British India
- 1837 India
- 1842 Afghanistan
- 1845 1st Sikh War
- 1848 2nd Sikh War
- 1868 India
- 1896 Lucknow
- 1902 Sialkot
British Library holdings
- Sergeant Pearman's Memoirs: Being, Chiefly, His Account of Service with the Third (King's Own) Light Dragoons in India, from 1845 to 1853, Including the First and Second Sikh Wars by John Pearman. Edited by the Marquess of Anglesey, 1968.
- A different, fuller edition of the memoirs appeared in The Radical Soldier's Tale: John Pearman, 1819-1908 by Carolyn Steedman 1988.
3rd The King's Own Hussars Wikipedia
Queen's Own Hussars Wikipedia
3rd The King's Own Hussars including deployments Regiments.org, an archived site.
Queen’s Own Hussars Museum. Covers the 3rd and the 7th Hussars. Includes History , 3rd The King’s Own Hussars
Historical books online
- Historical record of the Third, or the King’s Own Regiment of Light Dragoons: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1846 by Richard Cannon (1847) Archive.org. India Service commences page 88 in 1837
- Cavalry Experiences and Leaves from My Journal by Colonel H A Ouvry 1892 Archive.org. The author arrived in India in late 1846 to join the 3rd Light Dragoons, where he took part in the 2nd Sikh War and remained with the regiment until they returned to England. C 1854, he could not afford to remain in England and exchanged into the 9th Lancers, arriving back at Umballa in 1855 (page 99) and took part in the Indian Mutiny. He returned to England in 1859.
- My life as Soldier and Sportsman by J. Robson Scott, Major, late 3rd Hussars
- The 13th Hussars in India & Afghanistan 1874-1884 pinetreeweb.com