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|Subject: No. 3 Troop Natal Horse (Bettington's as was) Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:03 am|| |
Does anyone know of a roll for this troop?
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|Subject: Re: No. 3 Troop Natal Horse (Bettington's as was) Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:11 am|| |
Terry Sole’s book For God, Queen & Colony.
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|Subject: Re: No. 3 Troop Natal Horse (Bettington's as was) Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:01 am|| |
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|Subject: Re: No. 3 Troop Natal Horse (Bettington's as was) Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:01 pm|| |
Forgotten Heroes by Roy Dutton has a roll for Bettingtons Horse but it has a total of 112 names so appears to be a combined list possibly with No2 troop (Cooke) although Cooke himself isn’t one of them. I believe Bettingtons had 60 men and Cooke’s 50 hence my assumption but please correct me if this is wrong. Dutton also gives a roll for de Burgos No.1 troop but it only has 32 names whereas I thought the total should be 48. I’ve got to wait till Christmas to get For God Queen and Colony myself!