Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)
The Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) is a regular armoured regiment of the Canadian Army. The regiment was raised in 1900 by a private individual, Donald Alexander Smith at the start of the Boer War. The regiment also served in the First World War and engaged in the “last great cavalry charge” of the war at the Battle of Moreuil Wood.
By the start of the Second World War they had become an armoured regiment, and served in the Italian Campaign and in Northwest Europe during the liberation of Holland. They also fought in the Korean War and have served in numerous United Nations peacekeeping missions including Bosnia and Afghanistan.