5th Light Horse Regiment (Qld) 2nd Light Horse Brigade, ANZAC Mounted Division, AIF

About This Unit

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AWM Unit Link - 5th Light Horse (www.awm.gov.au)

The 5th Light Horse Regiment was raised in Brisbane in September 1914, almost entirely from men who had enlisted in Queensland, and became part of the 2nd Light Horse Brigade. Sailing from Sydney on 21 December 1914, the regiment disembarked in Egypt on 1 February 1915.

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