20th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Light Dragoons

Early references to the Regiment originate from 1759, when the 20th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Light Dragoons was raised because of the expansion of the ‘Light Troop’ of the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons. For some reason not entirely clear, this first incarnation of the 20th Light Dragoons was disbanded in 1763, only to be resurrected sixteen years …
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Regimental Records 20th Hussars

Regimental Titles 1759 – 1763. The 20th Inniskilling Light Dragoons: (disbanded). 1779 – 1783. The 20th Light Dragoons: (disbanded). 1791 – 1802. The 20th Jamaica Light Dragoons: (renamed). 1802 – 1818. The 20th Light Dragoons: (disbanded). 1858 – 1860. The 2nd Bengal European Light Cavalry. 1860. The 20th Hussars. Principal Campaigns, Battles Honours on the …
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Stamps from Dhufar

Here is a sheet of 8 stamps from Dhufar one of which shows the regiment, bottom right). The stamps relate to the Royal Wedding of 1973 between HRH The Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips. Stamps from Dhufar and the State of Oman were issued by exiled Imam Ghalib bin Ali al-Hinai’s Oman Imamate State, …
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British Victorian 14th Hussars

British Victorian 14th Hussars Officers Busby with Chinstrap by Cater and Co. The busby is made of black fur and looks quite tall at this stage. The Dress Regulations for the busby stipulate 7.75 inches high at the front, 8 inches at the sides and 9 inches at the back. The top of the cap …
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