16th (The Queen's) Lancers… It saw service for two centuries, before being amalgamated with the 5th Royal Irish Lancers to form the 16th/5th Lancers) in 1922. ARNOLD, W. Private, 12493. Egypt 1948. Second World War. 16th 5th The Queens Royal Lancers 10oz Mug 2015. The 16th The Queen's Lancers was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1759. The New York Public Library Digital Collections. Add tags Comment Rate. 3.8.1.1 3.8.1.1 - 16th The Queen's Lancers. "16th (The Queens's) Lancers." The regiment was originally formed in 1689 The 9 th Queen s Royal Lancers was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1715. On its re-formation in 1858, it was ranked 18th, instead of 5th, in the cavalry order of precedence. 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers and 17th/21st Lancers join to form the Queen's Royal Lancers. George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. 16th 5th The Queens Royal Lancers. It saw service for three centuries, including the First former regiment, the 16th 5th Queen s Royal Lancers at Catterick, Yorkshire, at that … 2017. The 16th The Queen's Lancers was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1759. It was formed by the amalgamation of the 16th The Queen's Lancers and the 5th Royal Irish Lancers in 1922 and, after service in the Second World War and the Gulf War, amalgamated with the 17th/21st Lancers to form the Queen's Royal Lancers in 1993. HM The Queen grants the Regiment the title ‘Queen Elizabeths' Own’ reflecting hers and her mother's long association with it. Active 1759-1922 Nickname - "The Scarlet Lancers" The 5th Royal Irish Lancers had been dishonorably disbanded in 1799. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 213 recorded WW1 deaths for the 16th (The Queen's) Lancers. 16th (The Queen's) Lancers Earliest recognised formation : When raised in 1759, although an earlier regiment ranked as the 16th Dragoons raised in 1715 (The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Dragoons) may lay claim, but that regiment was disbanded in 1718 Home World War I Postcards from the Bowman Gray Collection 16th (The Queen's) Lancers Reference URL Share . (The Experiences of a Sergeant of 16th Queen’s Lancers in Afghanistan, the Gwalior War, the First Sikh War and the Kaffir War) available as a current reprint by … To mark this the old 16th Lancers collar badge was replaced by the combined 16th Lancers ‘Queen Charlotte’s cypher’ and 5th Lancers ‘Irish harp’; this became known as The Queen’s Badge and is still worn today by The Queen’s Royal Lancers as collar badges. 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