3rd Carabiniers

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The 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.wikipedia
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3rd Dragoon Guards

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It was formed in 1922 as part of a reduction in the army's cavalry by the amalgamation of the 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) and the Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards), to form the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards. It was renamed the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) in 1928 and amalgamated with the Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), forming the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys) in 1971.
It saw service for two centuries, including the First World War, before being amalgamated into the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards in 1922.

Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards)

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It was formed in 1922 as part of a reduction in the army's cavalry by the amalgamation of the 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) and the Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards), to form the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards. It was renamed the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) in 1928 and amalgamated with the Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), forming the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys) in 1971.
After two centuries of service, including the First World War, the regiment was amalgamated with the 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) to form the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards in 1922.

Carabinier

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It regained its carabinier association in 1928, when it was renamed the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards).
The descendants of one such regiment survived as the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) until 1971, when it was amalgamated with the Royal Scots Greys.

25th Dragoons

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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.
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.

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum

Some items are also held by the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum at Edinburgh Castle.
The museum brings together the collections of the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) (themselves the product of the amalgamation in 1922 of 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) and 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)), and The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons).

Cavalry regiments of the British Army

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The 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

254th Indian Tank Brigade

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Now equipped with the M3 Lee medium tank, the regiment was sent to North-East India with the 254th Indian Tank Brigade in December 1943.
3rd Carabiniers, Lee tanks

Royal Scots Greys

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It was formed in 1922 as part of a reduction in the army's cavalry by the amalgamation of the 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) and the Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards), to form the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards. It was renamed the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) in 1928 and amalgamated with the Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), forming the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys) in 1971.
The Royal Scots Greys was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1707 until 1971, when they amalgamated with the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) to form The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys).

Battle of Imphal

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It took part in the Battle of Imphal, which began in late March 1944 after the Japanese launched the U-Go offensive.
On 20 March, there was a clash between six Lee tanks of the 3rd Carabiniers and six Type 95 Ha-Go tanks leading Yamamoto's advance from the south.

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

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It was formed in 1922 as part of a reduction in the army's cavalry by the amalgamation of the 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) and the Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards), to form the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards. It was renamed the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) in 1928 and amalgamated with the Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons), forming the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys) in 1971.
It was formed on 2 July 1971 at Holyrood, Edinburgh, by the amalgamation of the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) (themselves the product of the amalgamation in 1922 of 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) and 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)), and The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons).

Cheshire Military Museum

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The regimental collection is held in the Cheshire Military Museum at Chester Castle.
It covers the history of four British Army regiments connected with the County of Cheshire from 1685 onwards: the Cheshire Regiment, the Cheshire Yeomanry, the 3rd Carabiniers, the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, and also the Eaton Hall Officer Cadet School.

George Alexander Weir

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1929–1946: Gen. Sir George Alexander Weir, KCB, CMG, DSO
Weir held appointments as Honorary Colonel to the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) (September 1929 until December 1946), to the 8th Battalion, The Worcestershire Regiment (TA) (June 1938 until December 1946) and the 639th Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery (The Worcestershire Regiment) (January 1947 until September 1949).

Sir William Robertson, 1st Baronet

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1925–1929: F.M. Sir William Robert Robertson, Bt, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO
Robertson was colonel of the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) from 9 March 1916 and colonel of the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards from 31 December 1925.

Henry Leader

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1922: Maj-Gen. Henry Peregrine Leader, CB
When that regiment merged with the 3rd Dragoon Guards to form the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards he became joint Colonel of the new regiment.

List of British Army regiments (1881)

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3rd (Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards - amalgamated into the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards in 1922

Regimental marches of the British Army

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3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) :- - Carabinier's March

Regimental museum

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The Cheshire Military Museum (for The Cheshire Regiment, 3rd Carabiniers, 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards and Cheshire Yeomanry) is based at Chester Castle

Roy Farran

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After graduating from Sandhurst, Farran was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant into the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) and sent to the 51st Training Regiment.

1934 Birthday Honours

1934 King's Birthday Honours
Lieutenant-General George Alexander Weir, Colonel, 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards), General Officer Commanding, The British Troops in Egypt.

251st Indian Tank Brigade

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3rd Carabiniers (November 1941 - December 1943)

Anthony Grant (politician)

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He served in the Army from 1943-8 as a Captain in the Third Dragoon Guards (3rd Carabiniers).