Topic: Militia - LHS - 17/23/18
17th Australian (South Australian Mounted Rifles) Light Horse
Adelaide Mounted Rifles [1844 - 1899]
Pro Gloria et Honore - For Glory and Honour
1903 Reorganisation, South Australia
The 17th Australian Light Horse Regiment was formed from the following squadrons from the South Australian Mounted Rifles:No. 3 Squadron - Mounted Rifles Reserve ForceNo. 6 Squadron - Mounted Rifles Reserve ForceNo. 7 Squadron - Mounted Rifles Reserve ForceMachine Gun Corps
Northern South Australia
6th South Australia - Western Australian Brigade
The Right Honorable Algernon Hawkins Thogond Keith-Falconer Earl of Kintore, PC, GCMG.Commanding Officer
Major Richard Lovelock, 31 March 1901.Second in Command
Captain Joseph Francis Humphris, DSO (Brevet Major), 1 July 1900.Adjutant
Lieutenant Frank Milton Rowell, Boer War Veteran, 11 March 1899.Quartermaster
Lieutenant Cecil Lucius Stangman, 11 July 1900.Veterinary Officer
1st Jamestown - Spalding - Wallaroo Squadron.
Lieutenant Dashwood Charles Connor, 25 May 1900.
Lieutenant Donald Alexander Campbell, 14 January 1897.
Lieutenant George Thomas Herbert, 31 October 1900.
2nd Orroroo - Blackrock Squadron
Lieutenant Benjamin Brookman Ragless, 1 July 1902.
Lieutenant William Coleman Addison, 25 July 1903.
3rd Port Pirie - Port Germain - Warner Town Squadron.
Lieutenant Albert Miell, Boer War Veteran, 5 October 1900.
Lieutenant Thomas Hancock, 18 June 1900.
Citation: 17th Australian (South Australian Mounted Rifles) Light Horse, December 1903