Only a few men of the 21st Lancers were involved in the Boer War.

The 21st Lancers were famous for their change at Omdurman in 1898 and a number of the chargers also took part in the Boer War with the 21st Lancers (a few others also changed unit by the time the Boer War started).

3463 Pte G B Ayton.  DCM
3652 Tpr J Barrow
3757 Pte W/R Binns
2998 Pte T Byrne.  VC for Omdurman
3289 Pte J Carter
3419 Pte A Cole
Capt RHLJ de Montmorency.  VC.  KIA 23 Feb 00
3132 Sgt A Eadie
4135 Sgt T H Farr
Maj J Fowle
2726 SSF J Haines
Capt P A Kenna.  VC
3536 Pte A Martin
Col R H Martin
4126/4128 L/Col W J Mitchell
3368 Pte H Mulligan
Lt A M Pirie.  DSO
Lt H B Protheroe-Smith
4048 Pte W Robbins/Robins
3205 Pte H Rowlett
3967 Pte W/R Skelton
3510 Pte J Smith
Capt R N Smyth.  DSO 1902
3681 Tpr B Stace
3805 Sgt W/J Sykes
3361 L/Cpl C Wiggins

See the forum thread on the 21st Lancers at Omdurman.


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 Surname   Forename/inits   Regimental no   Rank   Notes 
ArnoldE2623CorporalQSA (3). QSA issued from Remounts, KSA from 21st Lancers.
Source: QSA medal rolls
AytonBertie3464PrivateQSA (3). Officer's servant, on Staff.
Source: QSA medal rolls
BarrowJ3652TrooperQSA (3). Attached to Corps of Signallers.
Source: QSA medal rolls
BinnsW3757PrivateQSA (2). Attached to Corps of Signallers.
Source: QSA medal rolls
BradleyJ H3830PrivateQSA (5). Discharged.
Source: QSA medal rolls
Brooks4919PrivateKilled in action. Uitgezoht, 14 December 1901
Attached 18 H
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
BrooksE S4919PrivateDemise: Killed in action 04 Dec 1901
Place: Uitgezocht
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
ByrneT2998PrivateQSA (3). Issued from Montmorcney's Scouts.
Source: QSA medal rolls
CarterJames3289PrivateQSA (5). Also served with S.A.C..
Source: QSA medal rolls
CashH4379PrivateQSA (3). Attached to Corps of Signallers.
Source: QSA medal rolls
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