The Light Dragoons (LD) is a cavalry regiment in the British Army. The regiment is a light cavalry regiment with a history in the reconnaissance role which dates back to the early eighteenth century.
British Army: The regiment was formed in 1992 from the amalgamation of two regiments, the13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary’s Own) and the15th/19th The King’s Royal Hussars.
Type: Line Cavalry
Role: Armoured Cavalry
Part of: Royal Armoured Corps
Garrison/HQ: RHQ Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Motto(s): Viret in aeternum (It Flourishes Forever)
Merebimur (We shall be Worthy)