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Cap badge, 8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars, 1900 (c)

Originally raised in 1693 as a dragoon unit from Protestants living in Ireland, in 1900 the 8th Hussars were serving in South Africa with Brigadier-General Dickson's 4th Cavalry Brigade. The regiment lost 54 men during the Boer War (1898-1902).

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NAM. 1955-05-5-15


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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