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British Cavalry Regiments Nicknames - AWI

Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2007 3:00 pm
by Le Ricain
Due to the perceived unsuitability of the North American terrain for cavalry operations, only two cavalry regiments were sent to America.

16th Regiment of Light Dragoons "The Queen's"
Named in honour of Rgt sponsor, Queen Charlotte.

17th Regiment of Light Dragoons "The Death or Glory Boys"
Rgt cap badge was a death head with the motto 'or Glory'


Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2007 2:02 pm
by PhilThib
Good information..