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Murray's Horse and Scouts 4 years 11 months ago #22073

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It was because the Natal Government was slow to mobilise the District Rifle Associations that T K Murray raised Murray's Horse. The Weston Rifle Association had its headquarters in Mooi River and many of its men joined Murray's Horse and they had their QSA's issued off the MH roll. As a result, when the Weston RA was called out, its numbers were reduced and QSA's named to the WRA are rare.

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Murray's Horse and Scouts 4 years 11 months ago #22093

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Thank you Brett. That would explain the entries on the medal rolls.
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Murray's Horse and Scouts 4 years 11 months ago #22094

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There are not many mentions or Murray's units in The Times.

I did find this one (13 Feb 1900) about a lone scout who seems to have been riding along the Tugela.


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