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11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own)







1715: Philip Honeywood's Regiment of Dragoons, ranked as 11th Dragoons, also known until 1751 by the names of other colonels

1751: 11th Regiment of Dragoons

1783: 11th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons

1840: 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons (Hussars) named for the Consort of Queen Victoria (who was appointed regiment's Colonel).

1861: 11th (or Prince Albert's Own) Hussars

1921: 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own)

1969: amalgamated with 10th Royal Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) to form The Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own)


1840.03.13 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons (Hussars)
1843 Ireland
1846 England
1852 Ireland
1854 Bulgaria
1854 Crimea Light Bde
1856 England
1861 Ireland
1865 England
1866 India: Bengal
1878 England
<1881> England: Hounslow
1883 Ireland: Ballincollig
1887 Dublin
1889 England
1890.07.22 at sea
1890 South Africa
1892 India: Sialkot
1897 Peshawar
1897 Punjab Frontier
1899 Egypt
1903 Ireland: Curragh
1906 Dublin
1908 England: Shorncliffe
1911 Aldershot
1914.08.14 France and Flanders 1 Cav Bde, 1 Cav Div, BEF
1919.07.20 Egypt
1921.01.01 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own)
1921.10.12 India: Meerut
1923 Risalpur
1925.12.29 at sea
1925 England: Shorncliffe
1927 Aldershot 1 Cav Bde
1928.14.10 mechanised at Bovington (the first regular regiment to do so) with armoured cars from No. 12 Armd Car Coy RTC (completed 31 Mar. 1929)
1930 Tidworth
1934 Egypt
1936? Palestine
1939.09 Middle East 7 Armd Bde
1940.04 Middle East recce regt, 7 Armd Div
1942.07 4 Armd Bde
1942.11 Middle East 7 Armd Div
1943.09 Italy
1943.11 UK XXX Corps Troops
1944.06 NW Europe
1944.12 NW Europe 7 Armd Div
1945.05 Germany: Wesendorf 7 Armd Div
1948 [C Sqn - Berlin]
1949 Wesendorf 7 Armd Div
1953.07 Malaya
1956.08 England: Carlisle recce training regt
1959.08 Northern Ireland: Omagh
1960.09 Aden (one sqn Sharjah & one troop in Oman)
1961.06 Kuwait
1961.11 England: Tidworth
1962.09 Germany: Hohne 7 Armd Bde
1969.01 England: Tidworth
1969.10.25 amalgamated with 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own), to form The Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales's Own)

Battle Honours World War Two

Villers Bocage, Bourgebus Ridge, Mont Pincon, Jurques, Dives Crossing, La Vie Crossing, Lisieux, Le Touques Crossing, Risle Crossing, Roer, Rhine, Ibbenburen, Aller, North West Europe, Egyptian Frontier, Matruh, Bir Enba, Sidi Barrani, Buq Buq, Bardia, Tobruk, Beda Fomm, Halfaya, Sidi Suleiman, Gubi, Gabr Saleh, Sidi Rezegh, Taieb el Essem, Saunnu, Msus, Alamein, Alam el Halfa, El Alamein, Tripoli, Enfidaville, Tunis, North Africa, Naples, Volturno Crossing, Italy.

Victoria Cross - Iain Stewart site

King's Royal Hussars Museum Winchester (Ogilby Trust)




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