Indian Armoured Corps [British India]
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Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 January 2005. Corrected and updated 20.11.2005
Indian Armoured Corps
(British) India  
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  Colours, Standards & Guidons
  Uniforms & Badges

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How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
1941.05.01 Indian Armoured Corps
formed with HQ at Ferozepore to administer existing armoured units
1947.08 assets and personnel divided at national partition in a theoretical 2:1 ratio between the Indian Armoured Corps and the Pakistan Armoured Corps (but all training establishments were located in India)
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HQ and Depot:
    HQ at Ferozepore
Regular Regiments:
The Governor General's Bodyguard [1941-1947]
Skinner's Horse (1st Duke of York's Own Cavalry) [1941-1947]
2nd Royal Lancers (Gardner's Horse) [1941-1947]
3rd Cavalry [1941-1947]
Hodson's Horse (4th Duke of Cambridge's Own Lancers) [1941-1947]
Probyn's Horse (5th King Edward VII's Own Lancers) [1941-1947]
6th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers (Watson's Horse) [1941-1947]
7th Light Cavalry [1941-1947]
8th King George V's Own Light Cavalry [1941-1947]
The Royal Deccan Horse (9th Horse) [1941-1947]
The Guides Cavalry  (10th Queen Victoria's Own Frontier Force) [1941-1947]
Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry (11th Frontier Force) [1941-1947]
Sam Browne's Cavalry (12th Frontier Force) [1941-1947]
13th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers [1941-1947]
The Scinde Horse (14th Prince of Wales's Own Cavalry) [1941-1947]
15th Lancers [1941-1947]
16th Light Cavalry [1941-1947]
The Poona Horse (17th Queen Victoria's Own Cavalry) [1941-1947]
18th King Edward VII's Own Cavalry [1941-1947]
19th King George V's Own Lancers [1941-1947]
20th Lancers [1941-1947]
Central India Horse (21st King George V's Own Horse) [1941-1947]
42nd Cavalry [1941-1943]
43rd Cavalry [1941-1946]
44th Cavalry [1941-1943]
45th Cavalry [1941-1946]
46th Cavalry [1941-1942]
47th Cavalry [1941-1943]
48th Cavalry [1941-1943]
51st Regiment, IAC [1942-1942]
52nd Regiment, IAC [1942-1942]
53rd Regiment, IAC [1942-1942]
54th Regiment, IAC [1942-1942]
65th Regiment, IAC [1942: dummy regt in Iran for purposes of deception]
66th Regiment, IAC [1942: dummy regt in Iran for purposes of deception]
67th Regiment, IAC [1942: dummy regt in Iran for purposes of deception]
75th Garrison Regiment, IAC [1942-1946]
76th Garrison Regiment, IAC [1942-1946]
Independent Squadrons:
Indian Long Range Squadron [1941-1947]
44 Airborne Reconnaissance Squadron [1944-1946]
100 Independent Light Tank Squadron [1941-1942]
100 Garrison Training Squadron [1943-1945]
101 Independent Light Tank Squadron [1942-1943]
Z Reconnaissance Squadron [1941-1942]
Educational Establishments:
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Note:  Battle honours were awarded to individual regiments of the IAC.
Note: Standards and Guidons were carried by individual regiments of the IAC.
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Miscellaneous Tradition Links:

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Regimental Journal:
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Full Histories:
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