7th Light Cavalry

The 7th Light Cavalry previously the 28th Light Cavalry, was a regular army cavalry regiment in the British Indian Army which first came into British service with the East India Company and went on to serve on the North West Frontier and in World War I and World War II.

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7th Light Cavalry - Uniforms and Insignia
... instructed that the dress of all regular native cavalry in the service of the HEIC should be changed to French grey (a light blue/grey colour) ... This was to remain the full dress coat colour of the 7th Light Cavalry until 1914 ...

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