The regiment sailed from India, and arrived at Durban in December 1901. After being stationed in the Newcastle district for a short time, they and the 20th Hussars were brigaded under Colonel Nixon, and were employed in the last great drives, chiefly in the extreme north-east of the Orange River Colony, when many of the enemy were taken. This column was responsible for many of these captures, and in Lord Kitchener's despatch of 8th April 1902 he mentioned that "Colonel Nixon reported the discovery of three Krupp field guns which were found hidden in the bed of a tributary of Liebensberg's Vlei". Dealing with an earlier drive, Lord Kitchener stated that Colonel Nixon had on the night of 26th February 1902 "successfully repulsed an attack by a large number of the enemy upon the line of the Cornelius River".

One officer gained mention by Lord Kitchener during the war, and in the final despatch 3 officers and 3 non-commissioned officers were mentioned.

See the forum posts on the 3rd Hussars.

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 Surname   Forename/inits   Regimental no   Rank   Notes 
AbbottJ F4171PrivateQSA (4).
Source: QSA medal rolls
AbbottW3056PrivateQSA (7). Attached to, and on Roll of 9th Lancers.
Source: QSA medal rolls
AbrahamR3305PrivateQSA (7). Attached to, and on Roll of 9th Lancers.
Source: QSA medal rolls
AdamsW3823PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
AlexanderJ4285PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
AllanJ C4319PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
AllenB3787PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
AllisonJ3577Lance CorporalQSA (3). Initials 'J.W.' on E.C. Roll. To 7th Hussars, 19 Sep 02.
Source: QSA medal rolls
AmeryG3219PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
AndersonA3746PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
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