Cawnpore Light Horse

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The Cawnpore Light Horse were an volunteer corps under the Bengal command.



  • Headquarters - Cawnpore
  • Uniform - Khaki drill in summer[2]

Detached companies

In 1901:[2]

FIBIS resources

  • "William Garnett, the Volunteering Major" by Michael Garnett FIBIS Journal Number 26 Autumn 2011, pages 26-30. For details of how to access this article, see FIBIS Journals
He played a major role in the establishment of the Cawnpore Light Horse and on retirement to England in 1919 held the rank of Company Sergeant Major. This article contains much information about the Cawnpore Light Horse and about Volunteer Regiments generally.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Jackson, Major Donovan India's Army (1940)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Indian Army List 1st Sept 1901