The History of Lumsden's Horse A Complete Record of the Corps from its Formation to its Disbandment
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The History of Lumsden's Horse A Complete Record of the Corps from its Formation to its Disbandment

By Henry H. S. Pearse
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Table of Contents
  • THE HISTORY OF LUMSDEN’S HORSE
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • APPENDICES
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER I HOW THE CORPS WAS RAISED AND EQUIPPED
  • CHAPTER II PREPARING FOR THE FRONT—DEPARTURE FROM CALCUTTA
  • CHAPTER III OUTWARD BOUND
  • CHAPTER IV NEARING THE GOAL—DISEMBARKATION AT CAPE TOWN AND EAST LONDON
  • CHAPTER V AN INTERLUDE—THE RESULTS OF SANNA’S POST
  • CHAPTER VI BY RAIL AND ROUTE MARCH TO BLOEMFONTEIN
  • CHAPTER VII IMPRESSIONS OF BLOEMFONTEIN—JOIN THE 8th MOUNTED INFANTRY REGIMENT ON OUTPOST
  • CHAPTER VIII THE BAPTISM OF FIRE—LUMSDEN’S HORSE AT OSPRUIT (HOUTNEK)
  • CHAPTER IX AFTER OSPRUIT—SOME TRIBUTES TO MAJOR SHOWERS AND OTHER HEROES
  • CHAPTER X PRISONERS OF WAR
  • CHAPTER XI TOWARDS PRETORIA
  • CHAPTER XII JOHANNESBURG AND PRETORIA IN OUR HANDS
  • CHAPTER XIII ON LINES OF COMMUNICATION AT IRENE, KALFONTEIN, ZURFONTEIN, AND SPRINGS—THE PRETORIA PAPER-CHASE
  • CHAPTER XIV ALARMS AND EXCURSIONS—BOER SCOUTING—A RECONNAISSANCE TO CROCODILE RIVER—FAREWELL TO COLONEL ROSS
  • CHAPTER XV A MARCH UNDER MAHON OF MAFEKING TO RUSTENBURG AND WARMBATHS—IN PURSUIT OF DE WET
  • CHAPTER XVI EASTWARD TO BELFAST AND BARBERTON UNDER GENERALS FRENCH AND MAHON
  • CHAPTER XVII MARCHING AND FIGHTING—FROM MACHADODORP TO HEIDELBERG AND PRETORIA UNDER GENERALS FRENCH AND DICKSON
  • CHAPTER XVIII HOMEWARD BOUND—APPROBATION FROM LORD ROBERTS—CAPE TOWN’S ACKNOWLEDGMENTS—FAREWELL TO SOUTH AFRICA
  • CHAPTER XIX THE RETURN TO INDIA—WELCOME HOME—HONOURS AND ORATIONS—DISBANDMENT
  • CHAPTER XX A STIRRING SEQUEL—THE STORY OF THOSE WHO STAYED—MEMORIAL TRIBUTES TO THOSE WHO HAVE GONE
  • APPENDICES
    • APPENDIX I ROLL OF LUMSDEN’S HORSE, INCLUDING TRANSPORT
    • APPENDIX II MOBILISATION SECTION, ARMY HEADQUARTERS
    • APPENDIX III THE ADJUTANT’S NOTE-BOOK
    • APPENDIX IV
    • APPENDIX V HONOURS AND PROMOTIONS
    • APPENDIX VI
    • APPENDIX VII LUMSDEN’S HORSE EQUIPMENT FUND
    • APPENDIX VIII FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS OF THE CORPS
    • APPENDIX IX LUMSDEN’S HORSE RECEPTION COMMITTEE
    • APPENDIX X THE FINAL ACCOUNTS
    • APPENDIX XI LUMSDEN’S HORSE TRANSPORT
    • APPENDIX XII TOPICAL SONG
  • INDEX
  • Footnotes
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