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THE LIGHT DRAGOONS A REGIMENTAL HISTORY, 1715-2009 by Eric Hunt

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Published by OSPREY PUBLISHING in Botley, Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Army. Light Dragoons,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (page 79) and index.

StatementERIC HUNT
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUE57 .H86 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination80 pages :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25222722M
ISBN 109781849083256
LC Control Number2011534526

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Although only formed in December , The Light Dragoons look back to a history that began in the days of the first Jacobite rebellion. The reduction in the Army saw the amalgamation of four regiments of Hussars into the 13th/18th Hussars and the 15th/19th Hussars. Now they too have been amalgamated. Allan Mallinson, a former commanding officer of the 13th/18th Hussars, follows with. The first Light Dragoon troops were originally raised in the midth century for reconnaissance and patrolling. The 13th Light Dragoons were at the forefront of the famous Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War, and subsequently immortalised by the words of the poet Tennyson. But with the outbreak of the First World War, the role of the Light Dragoons regiment began to evolve. All Price: $ The entries in this book were compiled from despatches published in the London Gazette of and The 4th Dragoons feature only slightly in this book which only reports on casualties following certain action ; casualties owing to sickness are not listed. Although only formed in December , The Light Dragoons look back to a history that began in the days of the first Jacobite rebellion. In a reduction in the Armys strength saw the amalgamation of four regiments of Hussars into the 13th/18th Hussars and the 15th/19th Hussars.