Detail from 'The Dorset Yeomen at Agagia' by Lady Elizabeth Butler‘One of the last true cavalry charges’ is how the famous charge of the Dorset Yeomanry against a mixed Turkish and Senussi force in the Egyptian Western Desert has been described.  The battle took place 100 years ago on 26 February 1916.

To find out about the battle and the part played in it by Old Shirburnian, Captain George Dammers, read ‘One of the last true cavalry charges’ (pdf).

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Posted 24 February 2016 by Sherborne School Archives.

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