Cavalry Machine Gunner Training

Great War

Upon the formation of the Machine Gun Corps, the Cavalry Branch established their own Machine Gun Training Centre.

Second World War

Within the cavalry, there were Cavalry Training Regiments that conducted the preliminary recruit training. It was as part of these that troopers would receive their machine gun training. A full War Establishment for a Cavalry Training Regiment in 1940 is available here:


  • The National Archives, WO 24/937, War Establishments 1940 January to June.