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1960: 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's) formed by amalgamation of 9th Queen's Royal Lancers and 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's)

Deployment

1960.10.11 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's)
formed by amalgamation of 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, and 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's)
1960.09 Northern Ireland
1962 Aden
1963.11 Germany: Osnabrück 12 Bde
1964.08 (Aden)
1965.08 Germany: Osnabrück 12 Bde
1969.03 ?
1970 England: Catterick
1971.09 Germany: Detmold 20 Bde
1976.05 Northern Ireland: Omagh
1977.11 Germany: Herford recce
1984 Germany: Wolfenbüttel
1987 Wimbish recce
1991.07 Herford recce
1994.07 England: Bovington RAC Centre Regt
1995 (Northern Ireland: Belfast) [A & D Sqns]
1995 (Bosnia) [B Sqn] Op Grapple 1
1995? England: Bovington RAC Centre Regt
1998.04 England: Swanton Morley recce
1999 (Bosnia)
2000 England: Swanton Morley recce
2000.08 Germany: Hohne recce
2001 (Kosovo) [one sqn]
2001 Germany: Hohne recce
2003 (Bosnia) [B Sqn]
2003 Germany: Hohne recce
2003.10 (Iraq) [A & C Sqns] 3 Div recce
2004.03? Germany: Hohne recce

Headquarters

Glen Parva Barracks, South Wigston, Leicester.

Battle Honours

Combined Battle Honours of 9th Queen's Royal Lancers and 12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's)

Peninsula, Punniar, Sobraon, Chillianwallah, Goojerat, Punjaub, Delhi 1857, Lucknow, Charasiah, Kabul 1879, Kandahar 1880, Afghanistan 1878-80, Modder River, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, South Africa 1899-1902
The Great War: Mons, Le Cateau, Retreat from Mons, Marne 1914, Aisne 1914, La Bassée 1914, Messines 1914, Armentières 1914, Ypres 1914 '15, Gravenstafel, St. Julien, Frezenberg, Bellewaarde, Somme 1916 '18, Pozières, Flers-Courcelette, Arras 1917, Scarpe 1917, Cambrai 1917 '18, St. Quentin, Rosières, Avre, Amiens, Albert 1918, Hindenburg Line, Pursuit to Mons, France and Flanders 1914-18

The Second World War: Somme 1940, Withdrawal to Seine, North-West Europe 1940, Saunnu, Gazala, Bir el Aslagh, Sidi Rezegh 1942, Defence of Alamein Line, Ruweisat, Ruweisat Ridge, El Alamein, Tebaga Gap, El Hamma, El Kourzia, Tunis, Creteville Pass, North Africa 1942-43, Coriano, Capture of Forli, Lamone Crossing, Pideura, Defence of Lamone Bridgehead, Argenta Gap, Italy 1944-45

Victoria Cross - Iain Stewart site

Museums

Regimental Museum (Ogilby Trust)


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