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Image from page 535 of “Natal province : descriptive guide and official hand-book” (1911)
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Identifier: natalprovincedes00tatl
Title: Natal province : descriptive guide and official hand-book
Year: 1911 (1910s)
Authors: Tatlow, A.H South African Railways. Publicity Dept
Subjects: Railroads
Publisher: Durban, Natal : South African Railways Printing Works
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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1 2 3 Natal Medical Corps … 23 99 122 Natal Telegraph Corps 2 41 43 Nacal Veterinary Corps 10 3 13 Natal Service Corps … 9 111 120 Guides 1 10 11 Transport 2 70 72 Natal Police 40 1.126 1,166 Cape Mounted Rifles … 2 68 70 Imperial Staff … 5 — 5 Transvaal Mounted Rifles … 38 495 533 Transvaal Medical Staff 1 8 9 Staff Militia 18 8 26 Transvaal Volunteer Staff … 4 — 4 Chaplains 1 — 1 Roystons Horse 44 789 833 Lancashire and Yorkshire Regiment 7 142 149 Natal Rangers … 45 861 906 Klip River Reserves … 5 57 62 Dundee Reserves 4 31 35 Estcourt Reserves 8 111 119 Greytown Reserves 2 40 42 Durban Reserves 4 187 191 Dundee District Reserves … 6 56 62 Umsinga Reserves 5 41 46 Newcastle Reserves 3 85 88 New Hanover Reserves 5 68 73 Lower Tugela Reserves 1 51 52 Natal Native Horse … 8 330 338 Sibindis Levies 1 — 1 Indian Stretcher Bearers … — 20 20 Zululand Native Police — 146 146 Intelligence Scouts — 41 41 Intelligence Service Total 1 5 6 519 8,849 9,368 510

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1.—Rifle Practice at the butts-Return of Volunteers after quelling Native Rebellion In November, 1907, owing to a series of brutal murders of chiefs who had been loyalin 1906 and the suspected disloyalty of Dinuzulu, the arrest of the chief was determined upon. For this purpose a large force, consisting of the whole of the Militia and Police, wasmobilized and the arrest was effected without resistance. The Militia First Reserves were mobilized in 17 districts and answered the call verycreditably. In some cases men are very scattered and some live nearly 100 miles from thenearest telegraph station, but the difficulty of conveying orders was overcome and mobilizationeffected in a very short time. In one case a complete reserve had moved 125 miles by railfrom its headquarters in 24 hours ; in another a reserve of 142 mobilized at Vryheid completein 24 hours from receipt of notice at their headquarters, although members lived at distancesfrom Vryheid varying from 45 to 90 miles. On the

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