7th Lancers

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  • 1846 raised by Capt Liptrott as the 16th Irregular Cavalry
  • 1847 became 17th Irregular Cavalry
  • 1861 became 7th Regiment of Bengal Cavalry
  • 1900 became 7th Regiment of Bengal Lancers
  • 1901 became 7th Bengal Lancers
  • 1903 became 7th Lancers
  • 1904 became 7th Hariana Lancers
  • 1922 amalgamated with 6th King Edward's Own Cavalry to become 18th King Edward's Own Cavalry

Battle Honours

Regimental History

  • A short historical record, 18th King Edward VII Own Cavalry. Lt-Col Lawrence Lawrence-Smith, Commandant. Meerut: Station Press, 1938. (46p)
Available at the British Library, reference IOR/L/MIL/17/5/4294

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