14th Murray's Jat Lancers

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14th Murray's Jat Lancers (Risaldar Major) by AC Lovett (1862-1919)

The 14th Murray's Jat Lancers, was a elite Cavalry fighting unit of the Jat Regiment.


First raised for the Honourable East India Company by Captain Murray. Like all regiments of the Indian Army the 14th Murray’s Jat Lancers underwent many name changes in the various reorganisations. They are listed below.

  • 1857 The Jat Horse Yeomanry
  • 1859 Murray’s Jat Horse
  • 1861 14th Regiment of Bengal Cavalry
  • 1864 14th Bengal Cavalry (Lancers)
  • 1874 14th Bengal Lancers
  • 1901 14th Bengal Lancers (Murray’s Jat Horse)
  • 1903 14th Murray’s Jat Lancers


ref: Chris. Kempton: A Register of Titles of the Units of the H.E.I.C. & Indian Armies 1666-1947 ref: John Gaylor: Sons of John Company: The Indian and Pakistan Armies 1903- 1991.

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