17th Regiment of Light Dragoons (1759)

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The 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the British Army raised in 1759 and disbanded in 1763.

It was raised in Scotland by Captain Lord Aberdour in 1759, for service in the Seven Years' War, and disbanded following the Treaty of Paris in 1763.[1]


  1. ^ "On the institution of light cavalry", p. xxiv, in Historical record of the fourteenth, or the King's, regiment of Light Dragoons, by Richard Cannon. London: Parker, Furnivall. 1847. Digitised copy