|2nd Boer War|
8th (DIY) Coy, 4th Battalion IY.|
The DIY Officers mess in 1901
Lt. Col. F G Blair
Lt.Col of the Leicestershire Yeomanry Cavalry and Commandant of the 4th Battalion I Y.
OC of the 8th (DIY) Coy.
Capt. Harrison OC 7th (LIY) Coy, Capt. C Heseltine (Hants IY) & Capt. L W Gisbourne (Derby IY). Near Harrismith with 16th Brigade on the advance to Pretoria, 1900.
Capt. L W Gisbourne
Gained command of the 8th (DIY) Coy on the promotion of Major Dugdale who took command of the 4th Battalion on the promotion of Col Blair to Brigade.
Lt. W S Power DSO
Lt. Power was shot in the face whilst on a recce in the Summer of 1900, he survived, and returned to the UK having served 6 months in the field.