2nd Light Horse Regiment 1st Light Horse Brigade, ANZAC Mounted Division, AIF

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AWM Link 2nd Light Horse (www.awm.gov.au)

The 2nd Light Horse Regiment was raised at Enoggera in Queensland on 18 August 1914. Its recruits came mainly from Queensland but some hailed from the northern rivers district of New South Wales. The 2nd was one of three regiments of the 1st Light Horse Brigade - the first Australian mounted formation raised by Australia during the First World War. The regiment sailed from Brisbane on 25 September and disembarked in Egypt on 9 December.........more to follow

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Battle Honours of the 2nd Light Horse Regiment

Anzac
Defence of Anzac
Suvla
Sari Bair
Gallipoli, 1915
Rumani
Magdhaba-Rafah
Egypt, 1915-17
Gaza-Beersheba
El Mughar
Nebi Samwil
Jerusalem
Jaffa
Jericho
Jordan (Es Salt)
Jordan (Amman)
Megiddo
Nablus
Palestine, 1917-18

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