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2nd Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Album
2nd Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Album
The 2nd (LHR) Light Horse Regiment, AIF, as part of the 1st Light Horse Brigade (1st LH Bde) was raised in Queensland in August 1914 as part of the 1st Australian contingent. The Regiment embarked from Brisbane, Queensland on board HMAT A15 Star of England 24 September 1914.

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

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Major-General William Alan Beevor STEELE
Major-General William Alan Beevor STEELE 
 

Major-General William Alan Beevor STEELE

1940 - District Officer Commanding 7th Military District

1941 - 1942 Chief Administration Officer Southern Command

1942 - Commanding Officer Southern Command Base

1942 - General Officer Commanding 1st Australian Motor Division

1942 - 1943 General Officer Commanding 3rd Australian Amoured Division

1943 - 1944 Commanding Officer Moresby Base Sub-Area

1944 - 1945 Deputy Quartermaster-General, Army Headquarters