Punjab Light Horse

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Raised on the 12th May 1893

  • Uniform - Blue
  • Facings - White
  • Badge - Eight-pointed star surmounted by a crown
  • Motto - "De Bon Voulir Servir le Roy"

In 1898 it was a part of the Administrative Battalion, 1st Punjab Rifle Corps with headquarters at Lahore and detachments at

C troop of the Punjab Light Horse, with strength, exclusive of officers, 57 in 1907, had its headquarters at Rawalpindi.[2]

Historical books online

  • "Punjab Light Horse", page 255 Quarterly Civil List for the Punjab: Corrected up to 1st October 1898
  • Notes on Stable Management in India and the Colonies by Vety-Capt J A Nunn, late Principal Lahore Veterinary College, 2nd edition revised and enlarged with a glossary 1897 Archive.org. Originally delivered in a lecture for members of the Punjab Light Horse, who had not previously owned horses.


  1. Quarterly Civil List for the Punjab 1898
  2. Page 228, computer page 251 Punjab District Gazetteers, Volume XXVIIIA, Rawalpindi District 1907, published 1909, available to read online on the Digital Library of India website