4th South African Horse

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This page was initially automatically created using data from series WO 95 (official war diaries) in the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue. It is not guaranteed to be complete or accurate. You can edit this page to make it more useful. Please help to improve the page by adding or correcting facts, and citing reliable sources.

4th South African Horse
Years active:
Country: South Africa
Service: South African Overseas Expeditionary Force
Branch: unknown
Type: Mounted
Specific type: Cavalry regiment
Full size: 600
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Name1: 4th South African Horse (4de Zuidafrikaanse Ruiters)
Name1 Start:
Name1 End:
Reason for change:
Sources for name1: [1]
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For more information on what infobox fields mean, see documentation at military unit, command structure and theatre of war.
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: General Headquarters Troops, East African Expeditionary Force, British Army
Parent level: unknown
Start date: 01/07/1916
End date: 31/08/1916
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: 1st South African Mounted Brigade
Parent level: Brigade
Start date: 01/09/1916
End date: 30/09/1916
Theatre of war
Theatre name: East and West Africa
Date entered: 01/07/1916
Date left: 30/09/1916

Personal narratives[edit]

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Official sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/5314 (01/07/1916–31/08/1916)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/5345 (01/09/1916–30/09/1916)

Unit histories[edit]

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Other sources[edit]


  1. Great Britain - War Office (1916). The Monthly Army List for July, 1916. London: HMSO. p. 1933b. 
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