Category: 17th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons

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17th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons

The 17th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons was an light cavalry regiment of the British Army. Originally raised in 1759 when King George II augmented the Cavalry Corps with five Regiments of Light Cavalry, numbered 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Regiments of Light Dragoons. The history of the Regiment is found in The Historical Record of the Seventeenth Regiment of Light Dragoons - Lancers by Richard Cannon.

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02 Nov 1818 Surrey, England, United Kingdom - 23 Jan 1892
21 Aug 1890 Linton, Kent, England, United Kingdom - 15 May 1921
15 Nov 1812 Walsden, Lancashire, England - 12 Jan 1879
1748 - bef 19 Jan 1821
1770 Chatton, Northumberland, England - 04 Sep 1831 photo
1832 St. George's Hanover Square, Westminister, Middlesex, England - Oct 1913

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