The Lancers

The Lancers were a number of cavalry regiments whose histories go back to the 1700s. By the time of the First World War, the key regiments were the 5th (Royal Irish), 9th (Queen’s Royal), 12th (Prince of Wales’s Royal), 16th (The Queen’s), 17th (Duke of Cambridge’s Own) and 21st (Empress of India’s), and they fought on the main fields of battle on the Western Front and in India.


Commonwealth War Graves

Twist, Lance Corporal Frederick (d1919, aged 34, illness)

Commonwealth War Graves from the camera of CKPonderingsToo

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