Regular Cavalry Regiments
The Household Cavalry Regiment
Formed 1992 and consists of two squadrons from both The Life Guards and The Blues and Royals.
1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards
Formed 1.1.1959 by amalgamation of 1st King's Dragoon Guards and The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards).
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys)
Formed 2.7.1971 by amalgamation of 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) and The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons).
The Royal Dragoon Guards
Formed 1.8.1992 by amalgamation of 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards and 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards.
The Queen's Royal Hussars (The Queen's Own and Royal Irish)
Formed 1.9.1993 by amalgamation of The Queen's Own Hussars and The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars.
9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's)
Formed 11.9.1960 by amalgamation of 9th Queen's Royal Lancers and 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's).
The King's Royal Hussars
Formed 4.12.1992 by amalgamation of The Royal Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) and
14th/20th King's Hussars.
The Light Dragoons
Formed 1.12.1992 by amalgamation of 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own) and 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars.
The Queen's Royal Lancers
Formed 25.6.1993 by amalgamation of 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers and 17th/21st Lancers.
1st Royal Tank Regiment; comprises nos 1, 4, 7 and 8 Squadrons
Formed 5.1916. Absorbed 4th Royal Tank Regiment 30.4.1993 at Tidworth, Hampshire.
2nd Royal Tank Regiment; comprises nos 2, 3, 5 and 6 Squadrons
Formed 5.1916. Absorbed 3rd Royal Tank Regiment 9.1992 and was new-formed (Fallingbostel, Germany).
[Regular Cavalry Regts]
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Last update: April 29, 1999