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Old 01-12-19, 02:21 AM
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Hi All,

does anyone perhaps have a Durban Mounted Rifles title, if there was one? There is no mention in Owens

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Old 01-12-19, 03:12 AM
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Iain,

I stand to be corrected, but as the DMR was amalgamated with the NMR in 1888, and pre general use of shoulder titles, I suspect there was never one.
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Old 01-12-19, 03:46 AM
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Thanks, there isn't one in Owen's; someone has a title which I say is Die Middellandse Regt but he claims it's Durban MR

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I stand to be corrected, but as the DMR was amalgamated with the NMR in 1888, and pre general use of shoulder titles, I suspect there was never one.
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If it is a D over MR, than definitely 'Die Middellandse Regt'

Ask if you can post a picture to get confirmation...
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Old 01-12-19, 09:29 AM
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It is the D over MR and for me it is Die Middellandse Regt


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Old 01-12-19, 10:07 AM
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Why does he make such a silly claim?



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Thanks, there isn't one in Owen's; someone has a title which I say is Die Middellandse Regt but he claims it's Durban MR

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For interest the Die Middelandse Regt title
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Old 01-12-19, 11:32 AM
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Hi Frank,

he reckons it's a cut out badge so it must be old

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Old 01-12-19, 11:33 AM
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Hi Dudley,

yes it's like that but he says it's bronze and cut out

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Old 01-12-19, 01:56 PM
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So certainly and very obviously nothing whatsoever to do with any Natal Volunteer Corps.



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yes it's like that but he says it's bronze and cut out
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Default DMR titles

Some titles that I have in my collection that may be of interest to this topic.

Two on right I think fit the period (similar to other titles I have from around the zulu war period).

The one next to the HP is w/m similar to those worn by UVR / BMR Boer War period.
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Were there not District Mounted Rifles titles in the ABW?
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Old 02-12-19, 09:48 AM
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There was indeed.

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Thanks Shahl,

seems to be Durban or District Mounted Rifles but not as the Middellandse Regt.

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Two on right I think fit the period (similar to other titles I have from around the zulu war period).

The one next to the HP is w/m similar to those worn by UVR / BMR Boer War period.
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