Friday, December 19, 2008

Poona Horse

"To The Bravest Of The Brave", The 17th Queen Victoria's Own Poona Horse(1817).One of the finest Cavalry Regiments of the British Indian Army and now the Indian Armoured Corps, the regiment has the distinction of having the highest number of Battle Honours(36) in the entire Commonwealth.Poona Horse is the highest decorated British Indian Cavalry regiment and Indian Armoured Corps regiment producing 4 Victoria cross and 2 Param Vir Chakras respectively and giving this country 2 honourable soldiers: Lt Col A.B. Tarapore and 2nd Lt Arun Khetrapal.

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