17th Lancers - 1st World War

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  1. My stepmother has asked me if I can find out in
    which 1st WW battles her father would have been involved
    in. His name was Private? L.P. Stanton and he served in the
    17th Lancers 1914-1918. His regimental? number was GS4021.
    I have tried the 17th Lancers website & couldn’t find anything there.
    Any tips appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. Leonard P.Stanton served with the Lancers as G5-4021 and General Service Lancers as L-9825. Although it makes no mention of which Lancers

    http://www.documentsonline.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=5551028&queryType=1&resultcount=4


    http://www.qrl.uk.com/h_17.html
    http://www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/cav/D17b(L).htm

    http://www.britishempire.co.uk/forces/armyunits/britishcavalry/17thlancers1822.htm
    Hope this helps