Life and Horse Guard 1815
In the Napoleonic Wars, it fought in the Peninsula War and Waterloo. In 1877, it was renamed 2nd Life Guards and contributed to the Household Cavalry Composite Regiment in the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War, the 1899–1901 Second Boer War and in the Great War from August to November, 1914.
The 2nd Regiment of Life Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry. It was formed in 1788 by the union of the 2nd Troop of Horse Guards and 2nd Troop of Horse Grenadier Guards. In 1922, it was amalgamated with the 1st Regiment of Life Guards to form the Life Guards.