6th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers

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Formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of the

Francis Ingall, in his autobiography The Last of the Bengal Lancers wrote:

In 1930 the Regiment was horses, the sowars (troopers , enlisted men) carried lances, and the officers carried sabres and pistols…In 1940 the 6th Lancers was mechanized and became a light armoured regiment, reorganized and re-equipped to play a distinguished part in the Second World War[1]

External links


  1. Page 3 The Last of the Bengal Lancers by Francis Ingall Google Books