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The Central Bengal Light Horse was a cavalry regiment which was a part of the Bengal Army
of Bengal Presidency
under the British Indian Army
. The unit operated under the administrative authority of the British Auxiliary Forces and the Bengal command. The Central Bengal Light Horse was established on 27th June 1884. The troops of the army unit provided valuable military services in several British battles and conquests.
Later on 1st November 1901 the Central Bengal Light Horse was merged with the Calcutta Light Horse. The regiment of the Calcutta Light Horse was as a part of the British Indian Cavalry Reserve, like the units of Assam Valley Light Horse
, the Bombay Light Horse
and the Bihar Light Horse
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