Field Marshal Sir Evelyn Woode VC, GCB, GCMG - 17th Lancers ( Duke of Cambridge's Own )




Royal Lancers
( Queen Elizabeths' Own )

Queen's Royal Lancers Museum
incorporating:

16th, The Queen's Lancers
5th ( Royal Irish ) Lancers
17th Lancers ( Duke of Cambridge's Own )
21st Lancers ( Empress of India's )

Thoresby Courtyard
Thoresby Park
Near Ollerton
Nottinghamshire
NG22 9EP




On the 1st May 2015 the Queen's Royal Lancers amalgamated with the 9th / 12th Royal Lancers to form the Royal Lancers. As well as the Queen's Royal Lancers Museum in Thoresby there is a sister regimental Museum, the 9th / 12th Royal Lancers Museum, based in Derby.

On the 5th April 2017 Queen Elizabeth II, who is the Royal Lancers colonel-in-chief, renamed the cavalry regiment the "Royal Lancers ( Queen Elizabeths' Own )".


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The following Victoria Crosses are held by the Queen's Royal Lancers Museum
Rank First Name Last Name Queen's Royal Lancers Museum
Private George William CLARE 5th ( Royal Irish ) Lancers
Lieutenant Frederic Brooks DUGDALE 5th ( Royal Irish ) Lancers
Lieutenant Charles WOODEN 17th Lancers ( Duke of Cambridge's Own )
Corporal Charles HULL 21st Lancers ( Empress of India's )
Brigadier General Paul Aloysius KENNA 21st Lancers ( Empress of India's )

Location of other Lancer VCs
Rank First Name Last Name Location
Major Alexander Murray, Viscount FINCASTLE 16th Lancers - Not publicly held
Major John BERRYMAN 17th Lancers - Not publicly held
Sergeant John FARRELL 17th Lancers - Not publicly held
Lieutenant Colonel Brian Turner LAWRENCE 17th Lancers
Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Imperial War Museum
Field Marshal Sir Evelyn WOOD 17th Lancers - National Army Museum, London
Private Thomas BYRNE 21st Lancers - Not publicly held
Captain The Hon Raymond DE MONTMORENCY 21st Lancers - Not publicly held

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1 October 2007