26th Hussars

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26th Hussars
Active 1941–1943
Country  United Kingdom
Branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Type Cavalry
Role Armoured Regiment
Size 1 Regiment

The 26th Hussars was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1941 to 1943.

The regiment was raised at Meerut in June 1941 from a cadre of personnel taken from the 14th/20th King's Hussars, and was assigned to 2nd Indian Armoured Brigade. It was later moved to 255th Indian Armoured Brigade at Sialkot.

It was disbanded at Secunderabad in October 1943, with the personnel being transferred to the 3rd Carabiniers.