carbineer


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Synonyms for carbineer

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

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Witton, Scapegoats of the empire: the story of the bushveldt carbineers (Melbourne: D.
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.
A traveller to the battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War in Northern KwaZulu-Natal will come across, at Isandlwana, a memorial to the Natal Carbineers, an infantry regiment that served on the side of the British during the war.
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 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.
Prior to being appointed to defend all three Carbineers, his only legal experience was in land conveyances and wills.
29) Morant is a lieutenant with the Bushveldt Carbineers, an Australian unit operating under the control of the British army.
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)