25th Dragoons

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The 25th Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1941 to 1947.wikipedia
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3rd Carabiniers

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The 1941 regiment was raised in Sialkot, India, in February 1941 from a cadre of personnel taken from the 3rd Carabiniers along with volunteers from infantry regiments.
In 1941, a cadre from the regiment was used to form the 25th Dragoons, which saw service in Burma; it was disbanded in India in 1947.

Battle of the Admin Box

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In 1943, it was reassigned to the Indian XV Corps and transported in great secrecy to Arakan prior to taking part in the Battle of the Admin Box, in which its M3 Lee tanks proved decisive.
The most vital reinforcements of all were two squadrons of M3 Lee tanks of the 25th Dragoons.

50th Indian Tank Brigade

50th Indian Armoured Brigade
It was part of the 50th Indian Tank Brigade and based in Madras and Bangalore prior to being disbanded in 1947.
25th Dragoons with Lee/Grant tanks

Cavalry regiments of the British Army

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The 25th Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1941 to 1947.

Regiment

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The 25th Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1941 to 1947.

British Army

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The 25th Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1941 to 1947.

Sialkot

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The 1941 regiment was raised in Sialkot, India, in February 1941 from a cadre of personnel taken from the 3rd Carabiniers along with volunteers from infantry regiments.

British Raj

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The 1941 regiment was raised in Sialkot, India, in February 1941 from a cadre of personnel taken from the 3rd Carabiniers along with volunteers from infantry regiments.

Cadre (military)

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The 1941 regiment was raised in Sialkot, India, in February 1941 from a cadre of personnel taken from the 3rd Carabiniers along with volunteers from infantry regiments.

254th Indian Tank Brigade

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It was initially assigned to the 4th Indian Armoured Brigade (which later became 254th Indian Armoured Brigade and, still later, the 254th Indian Tank Brigade).

XV Corps (British India)

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In 1943, it was reassigned to the Indian XV Corps and transported in great secrecy to Arakan prior to taking part in the Battle of the Admin Box, in which its M3 Lee tanks proved decisive.

Rakhine State

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In 1943, it was reassigned to the Indian XV Corps and transported in great secrecy to Arakan prior to taking part in the Battle of the Admin Box, in which its M3 Lee tanks proved decisive.

M3 Lee

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In 1943, it was reassigned to the Indian XV Corps and transported in great secrecy to Arakan prior to taking part in the Battle of the Admin Box, in which its M3 Lee tanks proved decisive.

Chennai

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It was part of the 50th Indian Tank Brigade and based in Madras and Bangalore prior to being disbanded in 1947.

Bangalore

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It was part of the 50th Indian Tank Brigade and based in Madras and Bangalore prior to being disbanded in 1947.

22nd Dragoons

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25th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons was raised for service in India by Colonel Francis Edward Gwyn on 9 March 1794 and renumbered the 22nd Regiment of (Light) Dragoons later that year.

Colquhoun Grant (British cavalry general)

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Sir Colquhoun Grant joined the 36th Foot as an ensign in 1793, exchanging (some years later) to the cavalry (25th Light Dragoons), with which he served at Seringapatam, but returning to the infantry in 1802 to command the 72nd Foot, which he led for six years.

Peter Gammond

He won a scholarship to Manchester College of Art, having at the time an ambition to be a cartoonist, but at the age of 18 in 1943 was called up and served in the Royal Armoured Corps as a tank driver mainly in the Far East and India, ending with the 25th Dragoons, which was involved in the Hindu-Muslim conflict prior to Indian independence in 1947.

Siege of Seringapatam (1799)

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25th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons