Covering the post-Mutiny foundation of the unit in 1857 down to the Great War and the 1920s, this history is written in an easy, flowing style with many individual names included in the text and the picture captions. The unit served on the north-east frontier (Manipur) in 1891; and in the Boer War when it formed ‘B’ company of the famous Lumsden’s Horse.
THROUGH FIFTY YEARS A History Of The Surma Valey Light Horse 1837-1930
Formed in the wake of the Indian Mutiny, this mounted regiment served on the north-east frontier; South Africa – where it was part of Lumsden’s Horse – and the Great War.
Rev. W. H. S. Wood, M.C., Honoray Chaplain to the Forces and Chaplain to the Surma Valley Light Horse
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2013 N&M Press reprint (original pub 1930).SB. viii+89pp.+ b&w Illustrations.