Carlow Sentinel, March 1902.
Major Charles T. MacMurrogh Kavanagh.
Amongst the best and bravest of
officers now engaged in the South African war, Carlow can
claim many who have nobly fought and bled - some to
death-for King and country. From time to time we have with
pride referred to deeds of daring performed by our county
men, and it gives us pleasure to add another to the
We find in recent dispatches that Major
MacMurrogh Kavanagh, 10th Hussars, has been mentioned for
The gallant young officer - son of the
late Arthur MacMurrogh Kavanagh, H.M.L. for County Carlow -
on the 9th April captured six prisoners at Van Rhyns Dorp,
and on the 14th followed up his success by surprising Bowers
langer (?). The 10th Hussars charged wounding three Boers
with their swords.
Eleven prisoners, 33 horses and 10
mules had already been captured.