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What was the nickname of the British army regiment called the "11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own)"?

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What was the nickname of the British army regiment called the "11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own)"?
posted Sep 10 by Samardeep Acharya

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The Cherry Pickers
The nickname, the "Cherry Pickers", came from an incident during the Peninsular War, in which the 11th Light Dragoons (as the regiment was then named) were attacked while raiding an orchard at San Martin de Trebejo in Spain.

answer Sep 13 by Tapesh Kulkarni
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