Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards)

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The Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.wikipedia
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Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough

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The regiment was first raised by Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough as the Lord Lumley's Regiment of Horse in 1685, as part of the response to the Monmouth Rebellion by the regimenting of various independent troops, and was ranked as the 9th Regiment of Horse.
From 1685 to 1687, he was Colonel of the Queen Dowager's or 9th Regiment of Horse.

3rd Dragoon Guards

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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.
It retitled as 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales's) in 1921, and was amalgamated with the 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) to form the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards the following year.

4th Cavalry Brigade (United Kingdom)

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It landed in France at the outbreak of the First World War as part of the 4th Cavalry Brigade in the 1st Cavalry Division on 16 August 1914 for service on the Western Front.
At the outbreak of the war, it was headquartered at Canterbury and commanded the 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) (at Canterbury), 3rd (King's Own) Hussars (at Shorncliffe) and 4th Signal Troop, Royal Engineers (at Canterbury).

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 Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

3rd Carabiniers

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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.
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.

Henry Leader

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1917 Henry Peregrine Leader
He rose in rank to command his regiment the 6th Dragoon Guards, two cavalry brigades and a cavalry division, for which he was invested with the Order of the Bath.

George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville

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1750 George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville
Sackville started as a captain in the 7th Horse (later the 6th Dragoon Guards).

Thomas Hawker (British Army officer)

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1839 Sir Thomas Hawker
He was appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Order in 1837 and colonel of the 6th Regiment of Dragoon Guards in 1839.

John Rowland Smyth

1868 Sir John Rowland Smyth
After 10 years with the 32nd he moved to the 6th Dragoon Guards, before being given a year-long leave of absence in 1830 to serve a prison sentence.

James Jackson (British Army officer)

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1860 Sir James Jackson
He was promoted Major in the 6th Dragoon Guards in 1827 and Lieutenant–Colonel in 1850.

George Macartney (British Army officer)

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1727 George MacCartney
His former regiment having been disbanded at the peace of Utrecht, he was appointed to the colonelcy of the Royal North British Fusiliers on 12 July 1716, from which he was removed on 9 March 1727 to the Carabiniers, and he retained this appointment until his decease on 7 July 1730.

Charles Cathcart, 8th Lord Cathcart

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1733 Charles Cathcart, 8th Lord Cathcart
On 7 August 1733 he was made colonel of the 7th Horse (later 6th Dragoon Guards); in 1735 he was promoted to the rank of brigadier-general, and in 1739 to that of major-general.

Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet

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1731 Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet
Having been promoted to brigadier-general on 15 March 1727, he went on to be colonel of The King's Regiment of Carabineers in January 1731, colonel of the 1st Troop Horse of Grenadier Guards in July 1733 and, finally, colonel of the 4th Regiment of Dragoons in May 1735.

Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon

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1721 Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon
In June 1721 Richard Waring sold the colonelcy of the King's Regiment of Carabineers to Boyle for £7,500.

Edward Harvey (British Army officer)

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1764 Edward Harvey
He was given the colonelcy of the 12th Regiment of Dragoons from 1763 to 1764, of the 6th Dragoon Guards from 1764 to 1775 and of the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons from 1775 to his death.

Battle of Messines (1914)

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The Great War: Mons, Le Cateau, Retreat from Mons, Marne 1914, Aisne 1914, Messines 1914, Armentières 1914, Ypres 1915, St. Julien, Bellewaarde, Arras 1917 Scarpe 1917, Cambrai 1917 '18, Somme 1918, St. Quentin, Lys, Hazebrouck, Amiens, Bapaume 1918, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Selle, Sambre, Pursuit to Mons, France and Flanders 1914-18.
The ridge between the town and Messines was held by 600 men of the 6th Dragoon Guards and survivors of the London Scottish Regiments, against six German battalions, odds of 12:1.

William Augustus Pitt

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1775 Sir William Augustus Pitt
His forces were not deployed during the American Revolutionary War and in 1775 he transferred to be Colonel to the 3rd Regiment of Horse (Carabiniers), again not seeing any action.

James Cholmondeley

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1749 Hon. James Cholmondeley
He gave up the colonelcy of the 34th for that of the 12th Dragoons and then the 1st Regiment of Carabiniers in 1749, followed by that of the 6th Dragoons in 1750, which he held until his death.

George Calvert Clarke

1880 George Calvert Clarke
He was appointed Regimental Colonel of the 6th Dragoon Guards (The Carabiniers) on 4 October 1880, but changed back to his old regiment as Regimental Colonel of the 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) in 1891.

7th (Meerut) Division

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In May 1857, on the eve of the 'Indian Rebellion of 1857' (or 'First War of Independence'), the troops at Meerut comprised the 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) and a battalion of the 60th (King’s Royal Rifle Corps), the 3rd Bengal Light Cavalry, and 11th and 20th Bengal Native Infantry under the command of Maj-Gen W.H. Hewitt.

List of British Army regiments (1881)

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Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards) - amalgamated into the 3rd/6th Dragoon Guards in 1922

1918 New Year Honours

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Col. Alexander Sprot Commanded Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards) in the South African War, having previously served in the Afghan War, 1879-80. Also mentioned in dispatches during the present war. Contested East Fife twice in 1910 as a Unionist.