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Cavalry regiments 1, 2 & 6 are Dragoons. Some became "Light Dragoons," and, in turn, some of the Light Dragoons were converted into Hussars & Lancers. 3rd, 4th, 7th 8th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 18th, 19th, 20th regiments are Hussars. 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, 17th, 21st regiments are Lancers.

"Notes" taken from: Swinson, Arthur, ed. A Register of the Regiments and Corps of the British Army: The ancestry of the regiments and corps of the Regular Establishment. London: The Archive Press, 1972. Print.
Griffin, David. Encyclopaedia of Modern British Army Regiments. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens, 1985. Print.
Hodges, Robin. British Army Badges. Court Hill Farm, Potterne, Devizes: Lt. Col. and Mrs Robin Hodges, 2005. Print.


Insignia:
Nicknames: The Tabs, The Fighting Fifteenth
Motto: Merebimur

Catalog #Regiment Name (1914)Notes
124-3H The 3rd (Kings Own) Hussars 1921-58: The 3rd The King's Own Hussars
1958: Amalgamated with 7H to form Queen's Own Hussars
1993: Queen's Own Hussars amalgamated with The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars (4H & 8H) to form the Queen's Royal Hussars.

Insignia:
Nicknames: The Moodkee Wallah's, Bland's Dragons
Motto: "Nec aspera terrent"

124-4H The 4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars 1861-1921: The 4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
1921-22: The 4th Queen's Own Hussars
1958: Amalgamated with the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars to form the Queen's Royal Irish Hussars.
1993: Queen's Royal Irish Hussars amalgamated with the Queen's Own Hussars (3H and 7H) to form the Queen's Royal Hussars.

Insignia:
Winston Churchill commissioned to 4H 1895 & was Colonel of the Regiment from WWII - 1965 (his death).
Nicknames: Paget's Irregular Horse
Motto: "Mente et manu"

124-7H 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars 1805-1921: The 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars
1921-1958: The 7th Queen's Own Hussars
1958: Amalgamated with 3H to form Queen's Own Hussars
1993: Queen's Own Hussars amalgamated with the Queen's Royal Irish Hussars (4H & 8H) to form the Queen's Royal Hussars.

Insignia:
Nicknames: The Lilywhites/The Lily-white Seventh, the (Old) Saucy Seventh, Old Straws/The Strawboots, The Young Eyes

124-8H 8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars 1822-1921: The 8th (The King's Royal Irish) Hussars
1921-58: The 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars
1959: Amalgamated with 4H to form Queen's Royal Irish Hussars
1993: The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars amalgamated with the Queen's Own Hussars (3H & 7H) to form the Queen's Royal Hussars.

Insignia: Irish harp surmounted by the Royal Irish Crest
Nicknames: "The Cross-belts" Motto: Pristinae virtutis memores

124-10H The 10th, The Prince of Wales's Own Royal Hussars 1715: Humphrey Gore's Regiment of Dragoons
1751: 10th Regiment of Dragoons
1783: 10th (Prince of Wales's Own) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons
1861: 10th (The Prince of Wales's Own) Royal Hussars
1921-69: 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own)
1969: Amalgamated with the 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) to form the Royal Hussars
1992: The Royal Hussars (10H/11H) amalgamated with the 14th/20th King's Hussars to form The King's Royal Hussars

Insignia:
Nicknames: "Chainy 10th," "Shiney 10th," "The Don't Dance Tenth," "Baker's Light Bobs."

124-11H 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars
1751-1783: 11th Regiment of Dragoons
1783-1840: 11th Regiment of Light Dragoons
1840-1969: 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars
1969: amalgamated with the 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own) to form The Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own).
1992: The Royal Hussars (10H/11H) amalgamated with 14th/20th King's Hussars to form the King's Royal Hussars.
Cherry-colored breeches adopted in 1840.

Nicknames: "The Cherrypickers," "The Cherubims (Cherrybums),"
Motto: Treu und Fest

For a great deal more information, see The Cherrypickers: 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) 1715-1969 by Peter Upton, published privately by Old Comrades of the 11th Hussars, 2004. ISBN 0953000303.

124-13H 13th Husssars 1861-1922: The 13th Hussars
1922: Amalgamated with the 18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own) to form The 13th/18th Hussars [some sources say "The 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own)"]
1935: Renamed The 13th/18th Royal Hussars
1992: Amalgamated with the 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars to form The Light Dragoons

Insignia:
Nicknames: The Green Dragoons, The Ragged Brigade, The Evergreens, The Geraniums, The Great Presonpans, the Lilywhites, Baker's Dozen
Motto: Viret in Aeternum

124-14H 14th (King's) Hussars 1861-1922: The 14th (King's) Hussars
1921-22: The 14th King's Hussars
1922: Amalgamated with the 20th Hussars to form the 14/20H Hussars
1936: Title Changed to 14th/20th King's Hussars
1992: Amalgamated with the Royal Hussars to form the King's Royal Hussars

Insignia:
Nicknames: The Emporer's Chambermaids, Charles O'Malley's Own, The Hawks, The Ramnuggur Boys

124-15H 15th (The King's) Hussars 1861-1921: The 15th (King's) Hussars (Swinson, p.41 )
[1805-1922: 15th (The King's) Hussars (Griffin, p. 46)] 1921-22: The 15th The King's Hussars (Swinson, p. 41)
1922: Amalgamated with 19th Royal Hussars (Queen Alexandra's Own) to form the 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars
124-18H 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars 1858-1910: The 18th Hussars
1910-1919: The 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars
1919-1922: The 18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own)
1922: Amalgamated with 13H to form 13/18H Queen Mary's Own Hussars

Insignia: Interlaced QMO
Nicknames: The Droghedas
Motto: Pro Rege, pro Lege, pro Patria Conamur

124-19H 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars 1856-62: The Hon. East India's Company's 1st Bengal European Cavalry
1862-1902: The 19th Hussars
1902-08: The 19th (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Hussars)
1908-20: The 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars
1921-22: The 19th Royal Hussars (Queen Alexandra's Own)
1922: Amalgamated with 15th Royal Hussars (Queen Alexandra's
Own) to form the 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars

Insignia:
Nicknames: The Dumpies or The Droghedas (Swinson, p. 45)
Motto:

124-20H 20th Hussars 1858-60: The 2nd Bengal European Light Cavalry
1861-1922: The 20th Hussars
1922: Amalgamated with the 14th Hussars to form the 14/20th Hussars
1936: Renamed 14th/20th King's Hussars
1992: The 14th/20th King's Hussars were amalgamated with the Royal Hussars to form the King's Royal Hussars

Insignia:
Nicknames: Nobody's Own
Motto:


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