3rd Lancers, Hyderabad Contingent

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  • 1790 raised as Asif Sah's Irregular Cavalry under the Colours of the Nizam of Hyderabad in Berar
  • 1801 became the Nizam's Contingent
  • 1816 became 3rd Reformed Horse
  • 1826 became 3rd Regiment, Nizam's Cavalry
  • 1854 became the 3rd Cavalry, Hyderabad Contingent
  • 1890 became the 3rd Lancers, Hyderabad Contingent
  • 1903 disbanded

External Links

Hyderabad Contingent Standard fotw.fivestarflags.com

Historical books online

  • History of the Thirtieth Lancers Gordons Horse by Major E A W Stotherd 1911 is available on Archive.org, mirror from Digital Library of India. This regiment was previously called the 4th Lancers, Hyderabad Contingent. The preface states that a great deal of information will be found about the other three regiments of the Hyderabad Contingent Cavalry, as in many despatches they seem to have been regarded as one large corps.