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Imperial Light Horse

Imperial Light Horse: An irregular corps of cavalry of the South African War which has been reorganised, at the instance of General Sir Bindon Blood and others. Office: Neville Street, S.W., London. Only experienced rifle shots are accepted, and every man must be a thoroughly experienced horseman. Members must be between the ages of 25 and 45 years.[1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.142.

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