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Australian Light Horse picking up their wounded and dismounted at the battle of Romani 3rd to 5th August 1916.

This painting depicts the Turkish view of the Australian Light Horsemen charging at Beersheba with bayonets

ww1- Australian 7th light horse , Palestina 1917 by AndreaSilva60 on DeviantArt

Australian light horse in the Transvaal, Boer War

Australian Light Horse picking up their wounded and dismounted at the battle of Romani to August

Sergeant Clement Edward Hill, 3rd Light Horse Regiment of the Australian Army 1915.

When fully loaded, walers often carried between 130 and 150 kilos. And, in the years of war to come, they would have to carry these huge loads for long ...

Australian Light Horse Beersheba Israel 1917.

Corporal Austin Edwards, his horse Taffy, and all their equipment. Corporal Edwards was seriously wounded at the Battle of Romani.

A portrait of Brigadier General Grant of the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade on his mount

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Member of the Australian 2nd Light Horse on active duty in the Middle East

By 1914 there were 23 Light Horse Regiments on the order of battle. General Order 109 of 1903 listed the following plumes to be worn by Light Horse units:

Image: Portrait of soldier on horse

Pictured: 892 Cpl Hampton R Harris MM 11th Light Horse

By 1914, when Australia joined the war against Germany, there were 23 Light Horse regiments of militia volunteers. Many men from these units joined the ...

Trooper K. Butcher with his horse in July 1943. Butcher was the winner of the 10th Light Horse Regiment's "Best turned out light horseman" competition at ...

A TROOP OF THE 6TH (N.S.W.) AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE.

... toughness of the men of the Australian Light Horse – these guys were stone-cold hardasses who took a seemingly-foolhardy suicide attack and turned it ...

The shining silver medal with its crisp blue and crimson ribbon was comforting. The reverse simply read 'For Distinguished Conduct in the Field'.

A century on, charge of the Australian light cavalry remembered in Israel

The Cavalryman has had a very long history, from the myth of the Centaurs, through the 'Equestrians' of the Roman Legions, to the epitome of the western ...

LEGEND: Soldiers of the Light Horse Brigade dismounted with their horses. Picture: courtesy

An Australian Light Horse regiment passes through Jerusalem mounted on horseback.

There are few folk nowadays who know that the great debt we owe to our gallant horses for helping to shorten and win the 1914-18 war.

Sergeant Charles Doherty wrote that the horsemen who cleared all the trenches came up to an open plane which “was succeeded by small wadies and ...

Lyn Richardson rides in the NSW Capertee Valley ahead of her trip to the Beersheba centenary

2nd Light Horse Regiment-Woombye Troop

Light Horse Boy was sparked by research for its companion title, Lighthouse Girl.

The Charge of the Australian Light Horse – The Battle of Beersheba

Members of the Australian Light Horse Association take part in a re-enactment of the

Members of the 12th Light Horse training at Holsworthy, 1915.

4th LIGHT HORSE TRANSPORT. Image Courtesy of the Australian War Memorial. Image no.

Private Andrew Miller, born in Scotland, 1894. Enlisted 3rd Light Horse 4 December

A portrait of Trooper Claude Michael Leahy of Victoria on horseback. He was killed in

Article originally published on the 30th October 2007 by Robyn Van-Dyk on the Australian War Memorial Blog. It is reproduced here under the Creative Commons ...

A large group of Turkish prisoners, being led by an Australian soldier of the Light

British and Turkish lines prior to Allenby's attack on Gaza

Guy Fawkes Heritage horses, or Brumbies as they are sometimes known, have a very long and proud heritage and while they are probably best known for being ...

Australian Light Horse in the Snow, France 1917

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Image: Horses being shod in Egypt, a pyramid can be seen in the background

Australian Lighthorse Association member Dr Peter Kerkenezov is proud to honour Australian culture and traditions at

The 4th and 12th Australian Light Horse and the descendants of the soldiers who fought here

SET TO GO: Australian Light Horse Ambulance, Palestine, 1918

I thought i'd add a bit of the history behind Rommi's name, I think its important that we learn about what has largely been an ignored part of our ANZAC ...

The Light Horse in 1910

Australian Light Horse Memorial, 2010

Forty Thousand Horsemen (1940) clip 3 on ASO - Australia's audio and visual heritage online

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Light-horse-units-jordan-Valley-Palestine The Australian Light ...

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Bruce Lester pictured with other Australian Light Horse soldiers from his section.

ANZAC Mounted Division. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Other 100th Anniversary: The Battle of Beersheba | United with Israel

Guy Fawkes Heritage horses, or Brumbies as they are sometimes known, have a very long and proud heritage and while they are probably best known for being ...

Click to enlarge, Light Horse Field Ambulances

2nd Australian Light Horse camp and horse lines at Maadi Egypt during the First World War

lighthorse_on-parade. Troops of the 4th Australian Light Horse ...

Guy Fawkes Heritage horses, or Brumbies as they are sometimes known, have a very long and proud heritage and while they are probably best known for being ...

Guy Fawkes Heritage horses, or Brumbies as they are sometimes known, have a very long and proud heritage and while they are probably best known for being ...

90th anniversary of the Charge - reenactment

Reenactment of the Charge. Picture. During WW1 many Light Horse ...

In fact on the 31st October 1917, the Australian Light Horse and New Zealand Mounted Rifles were engaged in a battle that was the ANZACs' greatest charge ...

This dramatic bronze in the present-day Israeli town of Be'er Sheva,

Following this, while researching a question I had about a horse that I wanted to include in the book, I contacted the Guy Fawkes Heritage Horse association ...

Pack horses with Vickers machine guns and ammunition of the 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade.

Men of the 10 th Australian Light Horse brigade 1914.In Western Australia.

There are so many elements of this story that opened my eyes to so much heroism and sacrifice; from our brave ANZACS and the feats that both man and horse ...

Australian Light Horse

Australian Light Horse Association riders preparing for the 100 years commemoration of the Australian Charge on

There wasn't. The Red Cross found five witnesses that confirmed Morrison was killed at Beersheba, 100 years ago today.

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The 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment on the way to take part in the attack on Beersheba.

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A charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade believed to have been taken by Frank Hurley in February 1918. Australian War Memorial

Light Horsemen watering their horses

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Men of the 10 th Australian Light Horse brigade 1914.In Western Australia.

If you've read the previous blog post about my upcoming May release, If Wishes Were Horses, you'll have heard about some of the inspiration behind the book, ...

There are so many elements of this story that opened my eyes to so much heroism and sacrifice; from our brave ANZACS and the feats that both man and horse ...

Moving up to Beersheba

Troopers from The Gold Coast's Mudgeeraba Light Horse mark 100th anniversary of Battle of Beersheba in World War I

Lighthorse brigades. Photo: SMH.

10th Light Horse Regiment AIF shared Regimental Books - Australian Military History's photo.

They ensured the removal of the wounded from the front line or regimental aid posts to the advanced dressing station, at which there were surgical and ...

Australia's Governor-General, Major General Michael Jeffery, has opened a park in southern

Line drawing depicting a military unit badge with a kangaroo between the numerals 1 and 2. 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment hat badge

11th Australian Light Horse (ALH) on the road between Jerusalem and Jericho (Courtesy of the family of Walter Donovan 11th ALH)

Men of the 10 th Australian Light Horse brigade 1914.In Western Australia.

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A recruitment poster for the Canadian Mounted Rifles, stating "Quick Service Overseas".

4th Light Horse Regiment (Australia)

The next morning Private Keddie rode over the ground to see if any of the horses could be found roaming but he recorded only seeing dead carcases.

13th Light Horse Regiment, moving up past Gressaire Wood to participate in the attack that morning near Bray by the 9th Infantry Brigade.

Australian Light horse Association