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16th Lancers, Advancing at a Gallop

Photo credit: National Army Museum

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Like most cavalry regiments, the 16th Lancers deployed to South Africa in 1899 for service in the Boer War (1899–1902). They eventually returned to England in 1904. After serving in the First World War, the regiment was amalgamated with the 5th Royal Irish Lancers to form the 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers.

National Army Museum



16th Lancers, Advancing at a Gallop




oil on canvas


H 30.5 x W 45.7 cm

Accession number

NAM. 1957-04-9

Acquisition method

gift from Miss Cicely Hale, 1957

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