The Canadian Light Horse (CLH) was a cavalry regiment of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. The CLH was formed as the Canadian Corps Cavalry Regiment in May 1916, by the amalgamation of three divisional cavalry squadrons: the 1st Divisional Cavalry Squadron (19th Alberta Dragoons), the 2nd Divisional Cavalry Squadron (1st Hussars), and the 3rd Divisional Cavalry Squadron (16th Light Horse). In March 1917 the regiment was renamed the Canadian Light Horse. Commanding officers:

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  • The Canadian Light Horse (CLH) was a cavalry regiment of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. The CLH was formed as the Canadian Corps Cavalry Regiment in May 1916, by the amalgamation of three divisional cavalry squadrons: the 1st Divisional Cavalry Squadron (19th Alberta Dragoons), the 2nd Divisional Cavalry Squadron (1st Hussars), and the 3rd Divisional Cavalry Squadron (16th Light Horse). In March 1917 the regiment was renamed the Canadian Light Horse. The CLH participated in the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the Hundred Days Offensive. The regiment's duties included mounted patrol work, dispatch riding, escort duties, and traffic control, as well as pursuit of the enemy during offensive operations. Commanding officers: * Lieutenant Colonel J.H. Elmsley (19 May 1916 - 26 June 1916) * Lieutenant Colonel C.T. Van Straubenzee (26 June 1916 - 13 March 1917) * Lieutenant Colonel E.I. Leonard (13 March 1917 - 14 February 1919) (en)
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  • The Canadian Light Horse (CLH) was a cavalry regiment of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. The CLH was formed as the Canadian Corps Cavalry Regiment in May 1916, by the amalgamation of three divisional cavalry squadrons: the 1st Divisional Cavalry Squadron (19th Alberta Dragoons), the 2nd Divisional Cavalry Squadron (1st Hussars), and the 3rd Divisional Cavalry Squadron (16th Light Horse). In March 1917 the regiment was renamed the Canadian Light Horse. Commanding officers: (en)
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