The 4th Nizam’s Cavalry was raised in 1826 by Capt. Sir John Gordon, and officer of the coldstream guards. Thereafter it took part in numerous 19th century campagns and was for many years almost continuously in action against minor warlords and minor criminall gangs in Central India. It became the 30th Lancers (Gordons Horse) in 1903 when the Link with Hyderabad was finally broken.A good solid Regimental History, full of detail, index, list of officers serving on 1.1.1911, plus a list of all former officers (both lists showing their individual service details).
HISTORY OF THE THIRTIETH LANCERS GORDONS HORSE