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Synonyms for carbineer

a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine

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(12) That Morant and his comrades from the Bushveldt Carbineers (BVC) committed a number of killings in suspect circumstances is a fact that cannot be disputed.
Witton, Scapegoats of the empire: the story of the bushveldt carbineers (Melbourne: D.W.
The memorial is situated on the site where the Carbineers made their last stand in the Battle of Isandlwana, as well as where Lieutenant Colonel Durnford, commander of the No.
In this poem, celebrating the Carbineers' bravery, a clear reference to the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC is made.
In the Natal Witness newspaper on the 9th of August 1879, a report appeared describing a public luncheon held in Pietermaritzburg to honour those Natal Carbineers who had returned from the war.
In the poem the end of the war is celebrated, as is the return of husbands, brothers and sons from the war as well as the bravery and valour which the Natal Carbineers were said to have demonstrated on the battlefield at Isandlwana.
* A few regiments other than the Bushveldt Carbineers resorted to terror during the South African War and headquarters failed to punish them--while urging the Army to wage war harshly.
(29) Morant is a lieutenant with the Bushveldt Carbineers, an Australian unit operating under the control of the British army.
Prior to being appointed to defend all three Carbineers, his only legal experience was in land conveyances and wills.
CS Transvaal Colonial Secretary 1901-1910 (for Bushveldt Carbineers)
PMO Provost Marshal Army Headquarters 1900-1903 (for Bushveldt Carbineers)
GH Cape Government House 1896-1910 (for Witton petition following Bushveldt Carbineers affair)
MSB 946 Arthur Davey's Breaker Morant collection 1900-1991 (for Bushveldt Carbineers affair and historiography)