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
Major Thomas William GLASGOW, a 38 year old Grazier from Dingo via Gympie, Queensland. He enlisted in the AIF on 19 August 1914 and was allotted to the 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Regimental Headquarters Section which embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A15 Star of England 24 September 1914. GLASGOW subsequently was Wounded in Action, 29 May 1915. After the Great War GLASGOW Returned to Australia, 6 May 1919. GLASGOW was awarded the DSO, Order of the Crown of Italy, Companion of the Order of the Bath, Legion D'Honour, Croix de Guerre, Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officer's Decoration and Mentioned in Despatches three times.
The Queenslander, 26 September 1914, p. 23.