A 14th Hussar in Dress 1891
It is a converted 20th Hussars Collar Badge, it was converted in order for it to be worn as a sweetheart brooch.
14th Hussar on his horse
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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A soldier of the 20th Hussars about 1872
Uniform of a soldier of the 14th Light Dragoons 1815 – 1821.
A 14th Hussars Officer, Lithography by Louis Vallet c1892
An Officer dressed in review Order and a Stablehand dressed in Stable Order of the 14th Light Dragoons in their respective dress in 1815.
In 1798 the 14th were given the title Duchess of York’s Own and adopted the Prussian Eagle as a badge in honour of her background as Prussia’s Princess Royal. At least two on temporary pictures from 1801, one by Dighton and the other by H Edridge, illustrate the sabretache of the 14th Light Dragoons. The …
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Believed to be a button of the 20th Light Dragoons or 20th Hussars?