THE Household Cavalry regiment of the British Army is set to play an integral part at the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and bride-to-be Meghan Markle. Here's what you need to know about how it was formed and what they'll be doing at the Royal Wedding. When was the Household Cavalry formed? The Household Cavalry Regiment (HCR) is an Armoured Cavalry regiment of the British Army based at Combermere Barracks in Windsor. The brother regiment of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment based at Hyde Park Barracks in London, both regiments together form the Household Cavalry. The Household Cavalry was formed in 1992, under the Options for Change reforms of the Army, by the union of The Life Guards and the Blues and Royals in order to preserve the distinct identities of the regiments. The Soldiers of The Life Guards and the Blues and Royals equally mann the HCR and HCMR. Did Prince Harry serve with them? Prince Harry served in the Army for ten years, rising to the rank of Captain and … [Read more...] about When was the Household Cavalry formed, did Prince Harry serve with them and what are they doing in the Royal Wedding?