Why not follow the story of The Queen’s Royal Hussars from its beginning in 1685 up until the present day by using the timeline:

3rd The Kings Own Hussars
The Battle of Almanza 1707

The Battle of Almanza In April 1706, the Queen's Dragoons moved south from Yorkshire to Hampshire in order to conduct some training. Two hundred and forty of them were soon to go into action. The Queen's Dragoons were led by their new Colonel, Lord George Carpenter, Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence, ten other…
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4th Queens Own Hussars
The Battle of Almanza 1707

The Battle of Almanza The Regiment was split in the summer of 1706 when three troops were ordered to join a force of eight thousand commanded by Earl Rivers for a special operation. The other three troops remained at home under Major George Holgate. The Earl of Essex joined the…
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8th King's Royal Irish Hussars
The Battle of Almenara 1710

War of Spanish Succession 1701-14 Almenara 27 June 1710 The Regiment, then known as Pepper's Dragoons, played a vital role in the Allied cavalry's defeat of the Spanish horse at the Battle of Almenara. Both sides had drawn up their cavalry facing each other with their infantry struggling to catch…
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3rd The Kings Own Hussars
The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715

The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715 When the regiment had finished recruiting in England, it was dispatched north to Scotland. There, it formed part of the English garrison, intimidating the Scottish population in an attempt to repress any attempts at a Jacobite rising. When George I ascended to the English throne…
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7th (Queen's Own) Hussars
The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715

The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715 The 1715 Jacobite Rebellion, sometimes referred to as the 'Great Rebellion', represented the third and by far most serious threat to the Government and crown since the usurpation and exile to France of James VII & II by William and Mary in the 'Glorious Revolution'…
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4th Queens Own Hussars
The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715

The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715 The 1715 Jacobite Rebellion, sometimes referred to as the 'Great Rebellion', represented the third and by far most serious threat to the Government and crown since the usurpation and exile to France of James VII & II by William and Mary in the 'Glorious Revolution'…
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7th (Queen's Own) Hussars
War of the Austrian Succession 1740-48

War of the Austrian Succession The Regiment embarked by troops at a number of the Thames ports and about August 11th, 1742, arrived at Oostende. During the remainder of the year, they did very little and subsequently went into winter quarters. In the June of 1743, they were formed up…
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3rd The Kings Own Hussars
The Battle of Dettingen 1743

The Battle of Dettingen From 1715 until 1742, The King’s Own Regiment of Dragoons soldiered at home, engaging in nothing more exciting than anti-smuggling duty. The uneasy peace in Europe was broken when the Emperor of Austria died and “The War of Austrian Succession” broke out with Britain and Austria…
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4th Queens Own Hussars
The Battle of Dettingen 1743

The Battle of Dettingen In 1742 the War of Austria succession started and Rich’s Dragoons went into battle the following year at Dettingen. Their third charge drove back the French and turned the battle in favour of the British while George Daraugh, a Dragoon from the 4th, won the Regiment…
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7th (Queen's Own) Hussars
The Battle of Dettingen 1743

The Battle of Dettingen In 1742, the Queen’s Own mobilised for the War of the Austrian Succession and by June 1743 they were formed up in a disadvantageous position near the village of Dettingen in the valley of the River Maine. They spent the morning of 27 June standing next…
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