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|Subject: Major E. L. Braithwaite, Imperial Yeomanry, late 71st Light Infantry and 13th Hussars Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:43 pm|| |
Ernest Lucas Braithwaite was appointed Ensign in the 71st Highland Light Infantry on 23 September 1871, becoming Lieutenant on 28 October the same year. He was appointed an Aide-de-Camp to Sir Garnet Wolseley and accompanied him during the Zulu War in 1879 until he arrived at Pretoria. He was shortly afterwards invalided home, having been promoted to Captain on 1 April 1879. In 1881 he transferred to the 13th Hussars, and in the following year served in the Egyptian War on special service, and was present at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir. He was promoted to Major on 1 July 1888. During the Boer War he served with the Imperial Yeomanry, on the 4th Battalion Staff.
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