During the Great War, the 2nd LHR saw service in Egypt, Gallipoli, the Sinai Peninsula, Palestine and Jordan. It returned to Australia in March 1919.
For full details of the 2nd LHR, see: 2nd Light Horse Regiment, AIF
The photographs on this page are extracted from The Queenslander, 26 September 1914, 3 October 1914, 10 October 1914, and 17 October 1914.
Finding service information. See: Navigating the National Archives Service File
Should any further details be sought, see Australian Light Horse Studies Centre
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Mackay STODART was the first Commanding Officer for the 2nd Light Horse Regiment.
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Mackay STODART, a 35 year old Business Manager from Kangaroo Point, Queensland. He enlisted in the AIF on 19 August 1914 and was allotted to the 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Headquarters which embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A15 Star of England 24 September 1914. STODART subsequently was Wounded in Action, 6 June 1915. During the Great War STODART Returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.
The Queenslander, 26 September 1914, p. 23.