Old Comrades Reunions


The King Edward’s Horse Old Comrades Association hold their first annual reunion in 1919 and these continued until the last in 1972.  Branch gatherings were also held in Argentina, South Africa and Australia.

A King Edward’s Horse Old Comrades (Senior and Junior) Annual Bulletin was first produced in 1933. The Annual Bulletin contained a member’s contact list and ran until Bulletin 39 in 1972.

The first Reunion dinner of the King Edward’s Horse was held on the 1st August 1919 at the Holborn Restaurant in London and the menu card is signed by several of the attendees including Colonel Lionel James CB DSO and Major Sir Ralph D. Furse KCMG DSO and Bar.

Figure 451:  A menu card from the first reunion dinner of the King Edward’s Horse held on the 1st August 1919 at the Holborn Restaurant in London (Darren O'Brien collection).

Figure 452:  A dinner ticket from the first reunion dinner of the King Edward’s Horse held on the 1st August 1919 at the Holborn Restaurant in London named to J. C. Eastich (Darren O'Brien collection).

Figure 453: The reunion lunch of the King Edward’s Horse held in 1919 (R. J. Smith collection).