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The United Provinces Horse (Northern Regiment) was one of the Auxiliary Cavalry Regiments of the British Indian Army
. It operated under the British Indian Volunteer Corps. It was formed as the United Provinces 2nd (Northern) Regiment in 1909. The regiment was raised by the merger of the Dehra Dun Mounted Rifles (Dehradun Mounted Rifles
) and the Mounted Troop of the Naini Tal Volunteer Rifles
(Nainital Volunteer Rifles).
The troops of the military unit took part in a number of British campaigns. The United Provinces Horse (Northern Regiment) was designated as the 8th (Northern Regiment) United Provinces Horse in 1917. Later in 1920, the auxiliary unit was renamed as the United Provinces Horse (Northern Regiment).
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