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The history of the Transvaal Horse Artillery, 1904-1974

Neil D. Orpen

The history of the Transvaal Horse Artillery, 1904-1974

by Neil D. Orpen

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Published by Transvaal Horse Artillery Regimental Council in [Johannesburg] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa. Army. Transvaal Horse Artillery -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by] Neil Orpen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA856.9.T73 O76
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 275 p., [44] plates :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4286970M
    ISBN 100620023503
    LC Control Number78313809
    OCLC/WorldCa4077120

    The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery Forfatter: Orpen, Neil: Varenummer: Udgiver: The Transvaal Horse Artillery Regimental Council, 1 edition: Sideantal: pages + numerous plates and maps (many folding) Bemærkninger: Illustrated, Hard cover, very good, with dust jacket browned edges. He was promoted Major 29 July He was Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Artillery, 23 January to 20 September , when promoted to substantive rank. Lieutenant Colonel Allcard married, in , Althea Beryl Molyiieux, only daughter of H Molyneux Carter, of Poulton Manor, near Bristol. Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book).

    Horse artillery was a type of light, fast-moving, and fast-firing artillery which provided highly mobile fire support, especially to cavalry units. Horse artillery units existed in armies in Europe, the Americas, and Asia, from the 17th to the mid 20th century.A precursor of modern self-propelled artillery, it consisted of light cannons or howitzers attached to light but sturdy two . DIVISION TROOPS: 7th, 8th and 9th Field Batteries of Transvaal Horse Artillery (SA Artillery Corps), 3rd Anti-Tank Battery (SA Artillery Corps), One section of 6th Anti-Aircraft Battery (SA Artillery Corps), One platoon of 1/3 King's African Rifles (Machine gun), No. 2 Abyssinian Irregular Company, No. 5 Abyssinian Irregular Company, 21st Field.

    The following educational lesson is a continuation of Civil War Horses, and is adapted from an article written by James R. Cotner that originally appeared in the March issue of America’s Civil War magazine. Additional credits are listed below. During the American Civil War ( - ) it is estimated that between 1,, and 3,, equines died, including horses, . The Transvaal Horse Artillery History Fund has kindly sent me a copy of R.J. Bouch's review of 'The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery, ', in which the reviewer raises a very.


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The Sandfontein Artillery Regiment (usually abbreviated to SAR) is an artillery regiment of the South African Army, up to it was called the Transvaal Horse a reserve unit, it has a status roughly equivalent to that of a British Army Reserve or United States Army National Guard unit. 1904-1974 book It is part of the South African Army Artillery : South African Army, South African Army.

The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery By R. Bouch. Cite. BibTex; Full citation; Abstract. With the publication of its Regimental History, the Transvaal Horse Artillery has rendered a valuable service.

The book is a welcome addition to works on South African military history The history of the Transvaal Horse Artillery Orpen, Transvaal Horse Artillery. An uncommon little book which recounts the campaigns and activities of the unit in The Natal Rebellion, the civil disturbances of and during WWI during the campaign in South West Africa and later in Europe.

pp with folding bw frontis, in slightly worn linen-covered boards with label bearing regimental insignia laid down on front cover. Orpen, Neil THE HISTORY OF THE TRANSVAAL HORSE ARTILLERY Published: Transvaal Horse Artillery Regimental Council, Edition: 1st Edition.

The Transvaal Horse Artillery History Fund has kindly sent me a copy of R.J. Bouch's review of 'The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery, ', in which the reviewer raises a very interesting point which I think should be clarified. The Transvaalse Staatsartillerie / State Artillery (Afrikaans for Transvaal State Artillery) is an artillery regiment of the South African a reserve unit, it has a status roughly equivalent to that of a British Army Reserve or United States Army National Guard unit.

It is part of the South African Army Artillery Formation. (The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery - is available from booksellers at However.

the Regiment has met a high proportion of publication costs itself, and it will be of benefit to the Regiment if copies are bought directly from THA History Fund, 23 Dovedale Road, Cheltondale, Johannesburg, ). History Edit Origins Edit. The Transvaal Horse Artillery was formed on 17 March as Lys' Volunteer Corps (after its first commanding officer, Major Godfrey Lys) and was a regiment dependent on horse transport from the start.

The regiment's name was changed six months later to the Transvaal Horse Artillery Volunteers, which it retained untilwhen the present.

Orpen (Neil) HISTORY OF THE TRANSVAAL HORSE ARTILLERY Published: Johannesburg, Stock Number: #/2 Price: R The Transvaal Horse Artillery History Fund has kindly sent meacopy of R.J. Bouch's review of 'The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery, ', inwhich thereviewer raisesaveryin-teresting point which Ithink should beclarified.

Hestatesthat 'the South African historian ofwar is going to be continually hampered unless writers. Military History Journal Vol 5 No 2 - December The Artillery of the First Anglo-Boer War - by Major D.D.

Hall. Editors’ note: No artillery was used at the Bronkhorstspruit battle on 20 December but the artillery of both adversaries did play a role in most of the actions that are described hereafter so that it seems advisable at this stage to introduce the subject. Abstract. The Transvaal Horse Artillery History Fund has kindly sent me a copy of R.J.

Bouch's review of 'The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery, ', in which the reviewer raises a very interesting point which I think should be clarified. The names of 52 SA Army Reserve Force units have been consigned to the history books with new ones to reflect “the military traditions and history of indigenous African military formations and the liberation armies involved in the freedom struggle”.

Among the names set to disappear are Cape Town Highlanders, Transvaal Scottish, Witwatersrand Rifles, Regiment [ ]. About this Item: published by the Regiment 1st, tall 8vo, 12+ pages, index, muster roll of the regoiment, list of honours and awards, maps, plates, coloured frontispiece: a thorough regimental history; hardback, vg+ vg dw, a heavy book that may attract extra postage south africa transvaal horse artillery gunners regimental african history transvaal military history artillery.

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History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery Orpen, Neil. Regimental History. THE HISTORY OF THE TRANSVAAL HORSE ARTILLERY Orpen, Neil. Regimental History. The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery - Neil Orpen. £ + £ P&P. The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery - Neil Orpen.

£ P&P: We have been in the book business for over a decade now and have been collecting Military books for more than 30 years. History. The unit was raised in Johannesburg for service in the Second Anglo-Boer War on 21 September by Col.

Aubrey Woolls-Sampson, Maj. Walter Davies, Sir Percy Fitzpatrick and Capt. Charles Mullins, it was named the Imperial Light Horse with the approval of Queen Victoria. First muster of the Regiment took place in ally known as the .MISSION – It is the mission of the Gunners’ Association to promote fellowships and camaraderie amongst Gunners, (field, anti-aircraft, anti-tank, serving or retired) to promote Gunner Traditions and to provide welfare and educational support to Gunners and their families.

An Artillery Perspective of the Battle. Neil Orpen, in The History of the Transvaal Horse Artillery (THA Regimental Council, ), draws heavily on the report of Lt (subsequently Brig) FB Adler MC, VD* when describing the events at Sandfontein.

After describing the journey from Johannesburg to the SWA border via Cape Town and Port.