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I have just acquired a Victory Medal to a trooper who served with the Auckland Mounted Rifles and he was listed as serving in "E" Squadron but I cant seem to locate any information on the sqd's  in a letter format only number

 

Would appreciate any assistance with this

 

regards

 

Caz

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Under the British system of organization in WW!, infantry companies were typically numbered and cavalry troops lettered, though most regiments had four troops - A,B,C,D - I think. 

The Auckland Mounted rifles was apaprently a composite unit, with three squadrons, numbered 3, 4 & 11.  There is more in formation here, if you can puzzle it out, including some links to unit histories at the bottom of the page.  https://nzhistory.govt.nz/war/auckland-mounted-rifles

  Good luck!

 

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