11th Hussars

Cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1715 to 1969 / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The 11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army established in 1715. It saw service for three centuries including the First World War and Second World War but then amalgamated with the 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales' Own) to form the Royal Hussars in 1969.

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11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own)
Badge of the 11th Hussars
Country Kingdom of Great Britain (1715–1800)
 United Kingdom (1801–1969)
Branch British Army
RoleLine cavalry
Nickname(s)The Cherry Pickers, The Cherrybums, from which the more genteel Cherubims
Motto(s)Treu und Fest (Loyal and Sure)
AnniversariesBalaclava (25 October)
James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan