3rd Skinner's Horse

3rd Skinner's Horse

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The 3rd Skinner's Horse was originally raised at Hansi by Lt.-Col. James Skinner as the 2nd Regiment of Skinner’s Horse in 1814, the various changes and amalgamations are listed below.



After Independence of India

The Regiment survived as 3rd Cavalry and took part in the Battle of Asal Uttar (Khem Karan) Sept 1965, where it - equipped with Centurion tanks - played a prominent part in the frustration of Pakistani attacks.

References

  • Kempton, C (1996). A Register of Titles of the Units of the H.E.I.C. & Indian Armies 1666-1947. Bristol: British Empire & Commonwealth Museum. ISBN 978-0-9530174-0-9



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