Was with General French in the rush to Kimberley and the fighting on the way to Bloemfontein (see Household Cavalry). They accompanied Broadwood to Thabanchu and lost two guns at Sannah's Post through no fault of their own. The battery behaved admirably, and their conduct was praised by Brigadier General Broadwood in his report on the action. Major Phipps-Hornby, Sergeant Parker, Gunner Lodge, and Driver Glasock were each awarded the VC for acts of magnificent heroism in saving the guns. Lieutenant F A Maxwell of the Indian Staff Corps, attached to Roberts’ Horse, was also awarded the VC for assisting on this occasion. The battery accompanied Broadwood and Ian Hamilton in the advance to Pretoria (see Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry). At Diamond Hill, 11th and 12th June 1900 (see 1st Sussex), the battery was heavily engaged and again got rather too close to the enemy's position, and was only saved by Broadwood ordering a charge of the Household Cavalry and 12th Lancers. The battery accompanied Broadwood in the first movements for surrounding Prinsloo in the Orange River Colony, and in the pursuit of De Wet to the Pteitzburg Hills, and after he had crossed the Vaal to the Megaliesberg. Then went to the relief of Hore. Remained about Rustenburg till end of 1900.
Two guns were with Gilbert Hamilton in 1901 and four guns with General E C Knox in the great sweep to the Swazi border. One officer was mentioned by Lord Kitchener in despatches. The battery sailed for home in December 1901.
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