British Cavalry Uniforms of the 19th Century: 7th Queens Own Hussars

A series of regular blog posts displaying images from “British Cavalry Uniforms of the 19th Century”; a set of trade cards issued by Badshah Tea Co. of London in 1963. 


#14: The 7th (Queen’s Own) Hussars

“This is the uniform of an officer in the 7th Hussars about 1846. This regiment was converted from Light Dragoons to Hussars in 1807 and another card in this series depicts and officer in 1805.”

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Officer, 7th Hussars (c.1846)

 


Sites of interest about the 7th Queens Own Hussars:

National Army Museum page on the 7th Hussars.

Website of the Queens Own Hussars Museum. By the end of 2017, the MoD requires the Regiment to close the existing museum and re-house it with the Queens Royal Irish Hussars Museum at one site. Donations are being sought here.

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