mounted infantry

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Infantry, Mounted

mounted infantry

Mounted Rifles/Infantry

TUNBRIDGE, Walter Howard (1856 - 1943), Queensland Mounted Infantry

NEWALL, Stuart (1843 - 1919), New Zealand Mounted Infantry

VERNON, Rupert Robert (1872 - 1940), late WA Mounted Infantry

SHOTT, Henry Hammond (1877 - 1914), Captain Bethune’s Mounted Infantry (retired); Captain Royal Berkshire Regiment

HILLIARD, Maurice Alfred (1863 - 1907), New South Wales Mounted Infantry; General Staff New South Wales Military Forces (Adjutant 1st Infantry Regiment), Sydney, New South Wales

RUSSELL, Andrew Hamilton (1868 - 1960), Hon. Col Wellington East Coast Mounted Rifles and of Wellington Infantry Regiment

BELL, Frederick William (died 1954), late West Australian Mounted Infantry and 4th Reserve Regiment of Cavalry

DAVIES, Richard Hutton (died 1918), NZ Staff Corps; Brigade Commander 6th Infantry Brigade since 1910; NZ Mounted Rifles

DEACON, William Thomas (1850 - 1916), retired; late of 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry)

FORBES, Gordon Stewart Drummond (1868 - 1915), MLC Rhodesia; Thorneycroft’s Mounted Infantry; Managing Director of companies in Rhodesia

PARKER, Francis Maitland Wyborn (1876 - 1915), Brevet-Majority, 1902; West Australian Mounted Infantry; Embarkation Staff Officer, Staff of the Base, Cape Town, South Africa, 1901–02

Birdwood, William Riddell (1865 - 1951), President, Clifton College, 1935; Captain Deal Castle, 1935; Hon. Fellow Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1920; Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem; Fellow of the Royal Empire Society and of Royal Society of St George; Freeman of the Borough of Totnes, Devon; Vice-Pres. of the Overseas League and Devonian Association; Trustee unpaid, War Museum; General, Commonwealth of Australia Military Forces, 1920, and Field-Marshal, 1925; Colonel Royal Horse Guards, 1933; 12th Lancers, 1920; 75th A. A. Regiment, RA, 1938. King Edward’s Own Probyns’ Horse (XI Bengal Lancers), 1924, and 6th Gurkha Rifles, 1925; Col Commandant, 13th Frontier Force Rifles, 1930; Colonel-in-Chief, 1st New Zealand Mounted Rifles, Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry, 1925; Colonel 3rd Australian Infantry and 16th Australian Light Horse, Hunter River Lancers, 1930


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The practice of putting infantry on horses to increase their mobility is an ancient one. Medieval English archers were sometimes mounted to enable them to keep pace with men-at-arms, and ...

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