Definitions for "17th Lancers"
The 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, most famous for its participation in the Charge of the Light Brigade in the Crimean War. Various amalgamations have resulted in its absorption into the Queen's Royal Lancers (which is formed also from the 5th Lancers, 16th Lancers and 21st Lancers).