- Punjab Light Horse
The Punjab Light Horse was raised in
1867and formed part of the Cavalry Reserve in the British Indian Army. The regimental headquarters was at Lahore, in Punjab. The regiment was disbanded following India's independence in 1947and the division of Punjab between Pakistan and India - the city of Lahore became part of Pakistan.
A light horse
regimentwas roughly equivalent to a battalionin strength (~ 400 men) and its troops typically fought as mounted infantryrather than traditional cavalry.
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