Unit History: 12th Royal Lancers

12th Royal Lancers
Founded in 1715 together with 9th Royal Lancers in Derby to help put down Jacobite Rebellion.
Later became Armoured Corps regt., became known as Prince of Wales's Own, amalgamated with 9th Queen's Royal Lancers in 1960. Regimental Museum now in Derby.

Related Historic Documents

Memories of 12th Royal Lancers

(Memories written by members of Forces Reunited)

12th Royal Lancers& Queens Bays in 1949

Written by Ronald Anderson

Most disappointing memory was being disqualified for hitting with the inside of the glove, on Moy Day 1949 at Barnard Castle! Not a good decision as I boxed for 2 years under Len Bynon, a professional boxer in Wales, and carried out many exhibition bouts before boxing for the Army. Someone must have had a bet on me losing!!

12th Royal Lancers, in 1959

Written by Jock kelly

Sticking a fixed banit into one of my mates that did not release me on goverment gard Cyprus

9th Queens Royal Lancers 9th/12th Royal Lancers in 1963

Written by ronnie greenwood

being arrested by the Aden Police because Jimmy McGurk supposedly swiped a table lighter from a market stall - never ran so fast in my life!!! Rescued by the RMP later
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