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The Prince of Wales inspects the Imperial Yeomanry, 1900

Lantern slide, Boer War (1899-1902), 1900.

The Imperial Yeomanry was raised on 24 December 1899. Although based on the existing county yeomanry regiments, the new formations also contained a large contingent of volunteers. The First Contingent of Imperial Yeomanry was formed in 1900 from around 10,000 volunteers who signed up for 12 months service as mounted infantry.

From a collection of 243 lantern slides, mainly illustrations from 'Illustrated London News' and 'The Sphere', 1899-1902.

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NAM. 1963-12-305-207


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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