4th Queen's Own Hussars

4th Queen's Own Hussars

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 4th Queen's Own Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685. It saw service for three centuries, before being amalgamated into The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars in 1958.The regiment was first raised as The Princess Anne of Denmark's Regiment of Dragoons in 1685, by the regimenting of various independent troops, and ranked as the 4th Dragoons. In 1751, it was formally titled as the 4th Regiment of Dragoons, and in 1788 named for Queen Charlotte as the 4th (Queen's Own) Regiment of Dragoons.The regiment was designated light dragoons in 1818, becoming the 4th (The Queen's Own) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons, and as hussars in 1861 as the 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars. After service in the First World War, the regiment retitled as 4th Queen's Own Hussars in 1921.The regiment mechanised in 1936 and was transferred to the Royal Armoured Corps in 1939.
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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 299g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135762443
  • 9786135762440