George Froome joined the Regiment in 1896 and was for several years S.S.M. of “B” Squadron, serving under Brigadier-General P. V. Kelly and the late Major Tabor, with whom he went to Egypt when “B” Squadron was attached to the 21st Lancers in the Egyptian campaign of 1898 against the Mahdi.

He fought in South Africa with the Regiment and was awarded the King’s South African Medal.

He left the Colours in 1911.

In 1914 he rejoined the Army and became R.Q.M.S. with the 2nd Reserve Cavalry Regiment at the Curragh.

He was awarded the Long Service and Good Conduct and Meritorious Medals.

We extend our deepest sympathy to his widow in the great loss of her husband a well-known and loved follower of the Silver Drums.

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